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Latitude: 54.3225 / 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
Entry Name: Church of St Oswald
Listing Date: 13 February 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1130886
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321751
Location: Castle Bolton with East and West Bolton, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Castle Bolton with East and West Bolton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 09 SW CASTLE BOLTON WITH CASTLE BOLTON
EAST AND WEST BOLTON
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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