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Church of St Oswald

A Grade I Listed Building in Filey, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2131 / 54°12'47"N

Longitude: -0.2874 / 0°17'14"W

OS Eastings: 511778

OS Northings: 481065

OS Grid: TA117810

Mapcode National: GBR VMFQ.KG

Mapcode Global: WHHDL.KCBH

Plus Code: 9C6X6P77+72

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326943

ID on this website: 101316455

Location: St Oswald's Church, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Filey

Built-Up Area: Filey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Filey St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: York

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10/6 Church of St Oswald


Church. C12 and C13 with C15 battlements; restored and partly rebuilt in
1885 by W S Barber; roof partly rebuilt in 1908 after a fire; C19 south
porch; C20 vestry and north porch. Dressed sandstone; slate and lead roofs.
6-bay aisled nave with clerestory, transepts and crossing tower, chancel and
north and south porches. 2-stage, embattled crossing tower with 2-light
pointed bell openings under a round-headed arch; countinuous sill band.
South door to nave of four orders with moulded round arches interrupted by
later inserted stoup. Vertical slit window in west end, originally intended
to light a west tower stair turret. Impost band to aisles and nave.
Transepts have stepped angle buttresses and a continuous sill band. Chancel
has a pointed Priest's Door under a corbelled dripmould in south wall, with
a mass clock and C17 bronze sundial inscribed in Greek to the right. Group
of 3 stepped lancets in the east end, under a continuous hoodmould.
Diagonal butresses. Lancet windows throughout, those in the chancel and
transepts dating from C12/C13, the remainder from C19. Embattled parapet
over corbel table throughout. Interior: nave arcades have tripartite
responds with the middle shaft keeled, alternating round and octagonal piers
with moulded capitals and chamfered pointed arches. Deeply-splayed round-
headed clerestory openings; similar openings at west end of north aisle.
Sedilia with trefoil head to chancel and south transept; piscina to each
transept. Other furnishings include; a late C13 carved wooden figure in the
south aisle; a sealed altar slab carved with 5 crosses in the sanctuary; a
C13 plain bowl font on a cylindrical shaft; a hatchment over the north door.

Listing NGR: TA1177581068

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