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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

North Yorkshire
Craven (District Authority)
Horton in Ribblesdale
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SD 81010 72116


HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE MAIN STREET SD 8072-8172 (east side) 15/10 Church of St Oswald 20.2.58 - I Parish church. C12 nave, rest C15 with C19 and C20 alterations. Rubble brought to course, stone dressings, lead roof. 3 stage west tower; gabled south entrance porch, 5 bay nave and north and south aisles, one bay chancel and north and south chapels. West tower: segmental pointed west entrance with moulded surround and hoodmould, plank door. 3 light Perpendicular window with trefoil heads, central light attached to mullion which pierces arch above, hoodmould. Small trefoil headed window above and 2-light louvred window to bell stage with trefoil heads and hoodmould. Diagonal buttresses, string course at base of embattled parapet. South entrance porch: moulded segmental pointed arch; Romanesque entrance with round head, moulding include zig-zag and roll, some restored c1980, plank door. Three 2-light Perpendicular chamfered mullioned windows to north and south aisles, trefoil heads. Chancel: segmental pointed south entrance with chamfered surround, plank door. Double chamfered 3-light mullioned window with round heads to right. North vestry: circa 1879 eaves stack. East window to north and south chapels: both 2-light double chamfered mullioned with round arched heads. East window to chancel: 3-light chamfered mullioned with trefoil heads, rectilinear tracery above; hoodmould with head stops. Diagonal buttresses, east cruciform finial. Interior: round arches to north and south arcades. North arcade: dentiled cornice and paterae to cap of westernmost pier, probably late C18. Two westernmost pillars are round, 2 to east are both Perpendicular and octagonal. South arcade: 3 westernmost pillars are round, that to east is octagonal. Corbels in north and south aisles mark formerly lower pitch of aisle roofs. Nave: shallow pitched King. post roof, restored c1879. Romanesque font: zig-zag moulding to bowl on square base with splayed sides.

Listing NGR: SD8101072115


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06013/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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