CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1245157
Date first listed:
21-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
South Lakeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Lakes
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY3373407381

Details

451914 1945/7/51 GRASMERE 1945/18/51 CHURCH OF ST OSWALD 21-JAN-67

GV I

GRASMERE 1. 1291A Church of St Oswald NY 30 NW 7/51 12.1.67. NY 3307 18/51

I GV

2. Unusual building of C14, with arcade and roof of circa 1562 and C17. Sturdy castellated west tower with a batter and narrow cusped lancet window. South porch. Very sturdy proportions. Interior very original, with 2 naves divided by a two-tier arcade, the upper arches standing on the apex of the lower ones. The arcades do not reach the ridge, but there is a king-post open roof (not identical) over each nave. Mural monuments of early C19. Wordsworth bust in relief 1851 by Thomas Woolner.

For group notes see General group description under Grasmere.

Listing NGR: NY3373407381

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
451914
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.

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