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Church of St Oswald

A Grade I Listed Building in Farnham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0401 / 54°2'24"N

Longitude: -1.4699 / 1°28'11"W

OS Eastings: 434811

OS Northings: 460584

OS Grid: SE348605

Mapcode National: GBR LP5Q.KH

Mapcode Global: WHD9D.DQ85

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 15 March 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 331771

Location: Farnham, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Farnham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Farnham

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


(north side)

3/14 Church of St Oswald



Church. C12, with C13 and C14 nave aisles, tower of c1500 and restoration
1854 by G G Scott. Coursed squared limestone and gritstone, graduated stone
slate roof. 4-bay aisled nave with enclosed western tower and south porch
bay 1; 4-bay chancel. Porch: C19 Gothic style iron gates, C19 double inner
doors. The nave windows are of 2 lights, in C19 Gothic style on north and
south sides. Stepped buttresses to nave and tall buttresses flanking the
3-light west window. The tower has a belfry stage above the nave roof line
with 2-light windows recessed in square chamfered surround. Plain parapet
with stone spouts and corner pinnacles. Chancel: restored round-headed C12
double-chamfered arched doorway, a low lancet window to left and three C12
round-headed windows to right; these windows repeated on the east (with
2 narrow windows above) and north sides; the hoodmould to the doorway is
carried round as a roll moulding at sill level. Corbelled eaves, gable
copings. Interior: the tall chancel windows have inner arcade on shafts
rising from moulded sill. Circular piers with moulded capitals to 3-bay
arcade to north aisle, the arches pointed, chamfered and with hoodmoulds.
The south aisle arcade has octagonal piers and double-chamfered pointed
arches. The aisles were extended by 1 bay to the west and the tower built
outside the line of the west wall of the Norman nave, remains of which are
visible. Tower has double-chamfered pointed arches on octagonal responds to
3 sides. Added bay to south arcade has foliage capitals to responds.
Chancel arch and fittings of 1854. Memorials to the Slingsby family of
Scriven Park.

Listing NGR: SE3481060583

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