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Church of St Oswin

A Grade II Listed Building in Wylam, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9771 / 54°58'37"N

Longitude: -1.824 / 1°49'26"W

OS Eastings: 411365

OS Northings: 564737

OS Grid: NZ113647

Mapcode National: GBR HBPW.XM

Mapcode Global: WHC3M.Y5M9

Plus Code: 9C6WX5GG+RC

Entry Name: Church of St Oswin

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239516

Location: Wylam, Northumberland, NE41

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wylam

Built-Up Area: Wylam

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wylam St Oswin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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19/142 Church of St. Oswin


Parish church. 1886 by R.J. Johnson. Largely snecked rubble with Lakeland
slate roof. Nave and chancel, south porch, south tower, north vestry and organ
chamber. Perpendicular style. 3-bay nave has first a timber porch with delicate
tracery, then 2-light windows. Tall embattled tower with angle buttresses,
2-light bell openings and gargoyles; also acts as transept internally. 2-bay
chancel with unusual Perpendicular tracery. East and west windows are 5-light
with panel tracery. Organ chamber and vestry, under catslide roof, also treated
as transept internally. Gables are raised with ridged and roll-moulded coping.
Wrought-iron vane on tower.

Interior: Canted barrel-vaulted wood panelled ceiling with carved bosses and
frieze. Chancel ceiling is painted with Tudor roses and foliage and has carved
relief frieze of vines. Pews, pulpit and doors have linenfold carving. Screens
and altar rails with panels of tracery. Traceried reredos.

Listing NGR: NZ1136564737

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