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North Yorkshire
Craven (District Authority)
Thornton in Lonsdale
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SD 68571 73618


THORNTON IN LONSDALE SD 67 SE 9/7 Church of St Oswald 20.2.58 GV II* Parish church. Rebuilt 1933-35 after fire, by Austin & Paley, except C15 west tower. Limestone rubble, sandstone dressings, Westmorland slate roof. South entrance porch, 4 stage west tower, 4 bay nave and aisles, north and south chapels, 2 bay chancel. Steeply pitched gable to south porch, pointed arched entrace. Moulded surround to pointed arched entrance, plank door. Tower: moulded surround to pointed arch west entrance, plank door and strap hinges, hoodmould. 3 light trefoil headed mullioned window with panel tracery, hoodmould with head stops. Small ogee headed window above with decorated hoodmould and sill. 2 trefoil headed lights to bell stage, panel tracery, continuous hoodmould. Diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet. Late Cl9 pyramidal spire of slate, lead finial. Nave: three 2-light chamfered mullioned windows with alternate trefoils and cusped Y tracery, on south, two 2-lights and a 3-light window on north. Buttresses flank side chapel: 3-light window on south, and 3 lights to east window. East window of chancel is 4-light with trefoil heads. Cruciform finial to east gable end. North vestry entrance. Interior c1935: 4 pointed arches to south arcade, similar arch on north, rest are in Romanesque style, one with zig-zag moulding. Jointed cruck roof trusses with windbraces. Memorials to Sarah Redmayne 1678, John Redmayne, 1680, Margaret Redmayne, 1701 and Ralph Redmayne, 1703 of Thornton Hall (qv) and Edward Talbot Day Foxcroft (1837-1911) of Halsteads (qv). Church apparently rebuilt after fire to design of c1870.

Listing NGR: SD6857173618


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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: 01 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16573/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Neil Holliday. Source Historic England Archive
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