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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle Bolton with East and West Bolton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3224 / 54°19'20"N

Longitude: -1.9498 / 1°56'59"W

OS Eastings: 403364

OS Northings: 491875

OS Grid: SE033918

Mapcode National: GBR GLTG.P9

Mapcode Global: WHB5K.0MT6

Plus Code: 9C6W83C2+X3

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321751

Also known as: St Oswald's Church, Castle Bolton

ID on this website: 101130886

Location: Castle Bolton, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Castle Bolton with East and West Bolton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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5/2 Church of St Oswald


Church. Late C14. Rubble, Welsh slate roof. West tower, nave and chancel
in one, south porch, north heating chamber. 2-storey west tower, quoined,
with single-light, pointed-arch west window under label and, above, a
2-light-belfry opening without mullion, with trefoiled heads to monolithic
lintel; single lancet to south. Gabled porch with shaped kneelers and
ashlar copings, faced with concrete internally. South doorway with
continuous hollow-chamfer, and same to label. Nave and chancel: offset
diagonal buttresses; three 2-light windows with curvilinear tracery, some
recut, the first two with transom, and between first and second a low-side
lancet window; 3 gargoyles; parapet. 3-light east window with curvilinear
tracery and transom; small circular window to roof void; gable finial.
Interior: tower arch of two chamfered orders, the inner on corbels, the
outer with stops, and fragments of earlier carved stones built into jambs.
Corbels for rood beam, with low-side window and trefoil-headed piscina with
broken basin to chapel formerly below rood screen. Chancel: cusped ogee-
headed niches with labels flank east window. Ogee-headed piscina with label
and niches in sides for cruets. 3-seater sedilia with cusped trefoiled
heads and label with heads in centre and flowers at ends, and trefoil-headed
openings piercing the divisions. Nave: font with hexagonal basin, slightly
shafted at three angles, on hexagonal stem and base. Medieval corbel in
north wall inscribed "Tomas Ro". George IV coat of arms. VCH i, p.278.

Listing NGR: SE0336491875

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