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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: CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

List entry Number: 1145164

Location

CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaAllerdaleDistrict AuthorityDean

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72624

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History

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Details

DEAN DEAN NY 02 NE 8/101 Church of St Oswald I

Parish Church. C12 with C13 and C15 extensions and C17 alterations. Squared blocks of calciferous sandstone, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 3-bay nave with south aisle and porch and twin open east bellcote. 3-bay chancel with north vestry. North nave wall has C12 lower courses and blocked doorway, C13 narrow round-headed windows. Restored 2-light windows,the head of one formed from a medieval graveslab. C13 south aisle wall and porch with round-headed arch and doorway. Single and 2-light ogee-headed windows. C15 chancel has 2-light ogee-headed windows under hoodmoulds. Medieval carved beast gargollesat eaves. 3-light Tudor east window. C20 vestry. Higher-pitched roof line visible on gable wall of nave. Interior of nave has Norman font on C20 shaft. C19 stained glass in west window. Corbels for original lower roof. Built-in medieval cross slab in north wall. 4-bay aisle of round arches on round piers. South tomb recess and aumbry recess. Single-light window has sill of built-in fragment of medieval cross slab. Medieval cross slab used as flagging. Original chancel arch removed and replaced by plaster pointed arch. Original corbelling complete with uninscribed shields. Aumbry in south wall. North door now in vestry has chamfered surround under hoodmould. Lintel for east window is reused medieval cross slab to a member of the Branthwaite family of Branthwaite Hall. Statue corbels flank east window.

Listing NGR: NY0708225364

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National Grid Reference: NY 07085 25364

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