CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1139807
Date first listed:
25-Apr-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH LANE

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

District:
Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Guisborough
National Grid Reference:
NZ 56924 13255

Details

NZ51SE GUISBOROUGH CHURCH LANE (WEST SIDE) NEWTON-UNDER- ROSEBERRY 4/54 Church of St. Oswald.

II*

Church, C12, on earlier foundation (north side), with chancel of 1857, west tower of 1901 by Temple Moore and mid/late C17 porch. Dressed sandstone, except for tower of sandstone ashlar; Westmorland slate roofs. Blocked round-headed doorway in north wall of nave. Other openings in nave and chancel inserted or altered mid C19 to early C20. Gabled porch with Columbus cross finial, and medieval grave cover used as lintel. Broad, squat 3-stage tower, with embattled parapet, angle buttresses and Anglo-Saxon carved corner stone in south side of vice. Internally, the tower is open to full height of nave by two-centred arch with inner vestry screen wall. C12 chancel arch, either side of which are squints (10cm square). Traces of medieval fresco on south wall of nave. Medieval cross-head used as lintel above piscina of c1900. Norman circular drum-shaped font, the sides of which have continuous intersecting blind arcading and imposts and cable moulding at rim. (V.C.H. North Riding, Vol. II, pp. 275-6; and N. Pevsner, " .... North Riding", 1966, p.268).

Listing NGR: NZ5692413255

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
59922
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of York: North Riding, (1914), 275-6
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 268

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08407/13
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