Church Of St Oswald
- 30 Jun 2001
- Church Of St Oswald, Farnham Lane, Farnham, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5 9JS
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NORTH YORKSHIRE HARROGATE 5338
SE 36 SW FARNHAM FARNHAM LANE (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
Copyright IoE Mr David Dodwell. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Dodwell, David
Rights Holder: Dodwell, David
Gritstone (Sandstone), Limestone, Slate, Stone, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative