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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sowerby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2263 / 54°13'34"N

Longitude: -1.3402 / 1°20'24"W

OS Eastings: 443115

OS Northings: 481374

OS Grid: SE431813

Mapcode National: GBR MM2K.NR

Mapcode Global: WHD8P.D12D

Plus Code: 9C6W6MG5+GW

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 20 June 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151342

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333250

Location: Sowerby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Sowerby

Built-Up Area: Thirsk

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/03/2014

SE 4281

FRONT STREET (east side),
Church of St Oswald

(Formerly listed under MAIN STREET)



Church. Norman south doorway with 2 orders of colomettes, scalloped capitals and one with intertwined trails, zig-zag and beakhead in the arch. Squat 3-stage tower, the
top stage, with 2-light openings and castellations, is an addition, the rest may be C15. Otherwise C19 and C20 of 3 periods:- (i) the main structure; sandstone ashlar, stone slate roof. Neo-Norman. Cruciform in plan. Aisleless nave, crossing, transepts and short chancel. Elaborate wooden roof structure to interior, 1842 E B Lamb. (ii) the wooden lantern 1879-83; Hodgson Fowler.(iii) the north aisle, of almost equal width to nave. 3 bays with elongated, octagonal piers. Pointed barrel vault. 3-light windows with trefoil heads under straight heads, Brierley 1902. Later vestry attached to west of aisle. Jacobean panelling near the altar.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p357.

Listing NGR: SE4311581374

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