List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BELL TOWER NORTH-EAST OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

List entry Number: 1144818

Location

BELL TOWER NORTH-EAST OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict AuthorityKirkoswald

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73489

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

NY 55550 40970 KIRKOSWALD KIRKOSWALD NY 54 SE

7/63 Bell Tower north-east 27.12.67 of Church of St Oswald

II*

Bell Tower. Core of 1743 (date on weather vane) with inscription over entrance THIS TOWER WAS REBUILT/1893/IN MEMORY OF/JOHN HENRY RANSOME/VICAR 1877-1892. Coursed red sandstone rubble wall, flat roof not visible. Small square 2-storey tower with angle stair turret. Lower stonework is C18 with C19 rebuilding of upper floor. Plank door in roll moulded surround; 2-light mullioned bell openings have louvred stone vents; battlemented parapet with angle projecting water spouts. Surrounding plinth is of similar materials with steps to entrance, ball finials at angles. 3 inscribed bells, 1619, 1729 and 1892. See, Guide to St Oswalds Church, Kirkoswald, 1974, p16. The only detached church Bell Tower in north Cumbria.

Listing NGR: NY5554240974

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Guide to St Oswalds Church Kirkoswald, (1974), 16

National Grid Reference: NY 55542 40974

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Nov-2014 at 01:49:41.