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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Rounton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4244 / 54°25'27"N

Longitude: -1.3636 / 1°21'48"W

OS Eastings: 441390

OS Northings: 503409

OS Grid: NZ413034

Mapcode National: GBR LKX8.LQ

Mapcode Global: WHD7Q.01YZ

Plus Code: 9C6WCJFP+QH

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 13 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332420

ID on this website: 101293683

Location: St Oswald's Church, West Rounton, North Yorkshire, DL6

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: West Rounton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: West Rounton St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: York

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- II*

Church. C12,almost completely rebuilt 1860 in the Norman style by
Pritchett. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, Welsh slate roofs. Nave with
south porch, lower chancel with north vestry. Nave: 3 bays. Pilaster
buttresses to western corners. South side has central Norman style gabled
porch. Board door with original C12 doorway; one order of nook-shafts,
capitals with plait and volutes, zigzag moulded arch. All windows are
Norman in style with incised zigzag work to round-arched heads and
hoodmoulds. West window sightly more elaborate with nook-shafts, impost
bands and moulded arch. Circular window above. Stone coping. Offset
gabled bellcote with double-arched openings. Chancel: I bay, east window
Norman in style with one order of nook-shafts. Stone coping with ridge
cross. Interior: chancel arch C12, one order of nook-shafts, scalloped
capitals, stepped arch with much zigzagging. Font: C12. C19 plinth and
round column, C12 round bowl with carving depicting a big bearded face, a
centaur shooting an arrow towards it (sagittarius, and 2 affronted beasts
with one human head in common). C19 east window with nook-shafts and
moulded arch.

Listing NGR: NZ4139003409

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