CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1162230
Date first listed:
30-Jun-1966
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Flamborough
National Grid Reference:
TA 22615 70155

Details

TA 27 SW FLAMBOROUGH CHURCH STREET (south side)

7/48 Church of St Oswald 30.6.66 - II*

Church. c1100 largely rebuilt 1864 by R G Smith of Hull. South porch 1893, west tower 1896. Ashlar with cobbles, slate roofs. West tower, 4-bay aisled nave, south porch, chancel. Chancel aisles have 3-light flat-headed windows with trefoils, clerestory has circular windows with cusped cross-tracery. Nave aisles have 2-light windows with cusped ogee tracery, nave clerestory plain 2-light windows with stone mullions under square heads. 3-stage west tower has plinth; stages marked by string- courses: clasping buttresses to lower stage. 3-light west window and 2-light belfry openings, all with Perpendicular tracery. Sculpted figure in canopied niche on tower south wall, first floor. Coped gables throughout, cross finial to chancel. Nave arcades with octagonal piers, pointed arches of 2 orders with broad chamfers. C12 chancel arch with rich roll-mouldings, additional roll to nave, and scalloped capitals. C15 chancel screen, probably from Bridlington Priory: central opening flanked by two 2-light openings, each with fretted tracery. Rood loft over with 15 canopies with crocketed finials all under a running vine- scroll, with fretted band above. C12 font with all-over lozenge ornament. Fragment of effigy with toad at the heart beneath brass inscription to Sir Marmaduke Constable, died 1520, to north of altar. Andrew Marvell, the father of the poet, was the incumbent here 1609-1612.

Listing NGR: TA2261570155

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
166816
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 18 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/10014/28
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