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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5114 / 54°30'41"N

Longitude: -1.1223 / 1°7'20"W

OS Eastings: 456924

OS Northings: 513255

OS Grid: NZ569132

Mapcode National: GBR NJL8.TK

Mapcode Global: WHD77.QVSV

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 25 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59922

Location: Guisborough, Redcar and Cleveland, TS9

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Civil Parish: Guisborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Newton under Roseberry

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

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Church, C12, on earlier foundation (north side), with chancel of
1857, west tower of 1901 by Temple Moore and mid/late C17 porch.
Dressed sandstone, except for tower of sandstone ashlar;
Westmorland slate roofs. Blocked round-headed doorway in north
wall of nave. Other openings in nave and chancel inserted or
altered mid C19 to early C20. Gabled porch with Columbus cross
finial, and medieval grave cover used as lintel. Broad, squat
3-stage tower, with embattled parapet, angle buttresses and
Anglo-Saxon carved corner stone in south side of vice.
Internally, the tower is open to full height of nave by
two-centred arch with inner vestry screen wall. C12 chancel
arch, either side of which are squints (10cm square). Traces of
medieval fresco on south wall of nave. Medieval cross-head used
as lintel above piscina of c1900. Norman circular drum-shaped
font, the sides of which have continuous intersecting blind
arcading and imposts and cable moulding at rim.
(V.C.H. North Riding, Vol. II, pp. 275-6; and N. Pevsner,
" .... North Riding", 1966, p.268).

Listing NGR: NZ5692413255

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