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Lychgate to Church of St Oswald

A Grade II Listed Building in Guiseley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8752 / 53°52'30"N

Longitude: -1.7067 / 1°42'24"W

OS Eastings: 419382

OS Northings: 442152

OS Grid: SE193421

Mapcode National: GBR JRJM.9L

Mapcode Global: WHC8X.RVHK

Entry Name: Lychgate to Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 7 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342300

Location: Leeds, LS20

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Guiseley and Rawdon

Built-Up Area: Guiseley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Guiseley St Oswald King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

AIREBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
SE 14 SE
LS 20 (south side)
Guiseley
10A/39 Lychgate to
- Church of St, Oswald
GV II

Lychgate. Early C20. Snecked sandstone, stone slate roof. Front and rear
archways in Perpendicular style, moulded in 2 orders, with hoodmoulds linked
to dripmould which carries round the whole; band in gable with small statue
of St. Oswald on corbel in centre, lettering on the band
OSWALD to the left, and PATRON SAINT to the right;
SOLDIER KING MARTYR OF GUISELEY
gable coping with kneelers and finials apex cross. Each side wall has on
oculus.

Interior: side walls lined with inscribed granite panels, those on the left
under a band lettered "READ HERE THE NAMES OF GUISELEY MEN WHO DIED FOR
THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1918" (76 names on panels), and those on the right under a
band lettered "REST ETERNAL GRANT UNTO THEM GOOD LORD IN THY PARADISE"
(75 names on panels).
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SE1938242152


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 31 January 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

AIREBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
SE 14 SE
LS 20 (south side)
Guiseley
10A/39 Lychgate to
- Church of St, Oswald
GV II

Lychgate. Early C20. Snecked sandstone, stone slate roof. Front and rear
archways in Perpendicular style, moulded in 2 orders, with hoodmoulds linked
to dripmould which carries round the whole; band in gable with small statue
of St. Oswald on corbel in centre, lettering on the band
OSWALD to the left, and PATRON SAINT to the right;
SOLDIER KING MARTYR OF GUISELEY
gable coping with kneelers and finials apex cross. Each side wall has on
oculus.

Interior: side walls lined with inscribed granite panels, those on the left
under a band lettered "READ HERE THE NAMES OF GUISELEY MEN WHO DIED FOR
THEIR COUNTRY 1914-1918" (76 names on panels), and those on the right under a
band lettered "REST ETERNAL GRANT UNTO THEM GOOD LORD IN THY PARADISE"
(75 names on panels).
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SE1938242152


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 31 January 2017.

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