Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1316097

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1969

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, A174


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, A174

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Lythe


National Grid Reference: NZ8501613164


NZ 81 SE LYTHE A174 (north side) Lythe 5/171 Church of St Oswald 6.10.69

- I

Parish Church. C13 on older site, largely rebuilt 1910 by Sir Walter Tapper. Some Saxon carved fragments in tower. North aisle masonry original. Some medieval masonry in east end. Coursed squared stone, clay tiled roof; added buttresses to chancel. Nave, aisles, lower chancel with shorter aisles. Large square west tower with short stone spire. South porch. 4-bay nave, 3-bay chancel. Large sloped and stepped buttresses define bays. Tower of 2 stages has paired lancet bell openings with quatrefoil spandrel, corbel table and parapet. Small lucarnes to spire. Battered buttresses to porch with 2-centred door arch and nook shafts, low parapet. Good rainwater heads, dated 1911. Vaulted porch roof has carved boss. Oak door linen-fold panelled. Small bap- tistery to west of tower. Interior: alternating round and octagonal arcade piers. Rib vault and oak gallery to tower. Arch-braced collar-beam nave roofs appears to use old timbers as do beam-and-joist aisle roofs, all moulded. Screen with organ case above. Vaulted south aisle chapel. Several Georgian memorial tablets.

Listing NGR: NZ8501613164


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

Legacy System number: 327246

Legacy System: LBS

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