CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1361844
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, LANCASTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, LANCASTER ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Wyre (District Authority)
Parish:
Preesall
National Grid Reference:
SD 35938 48334

Details

SD 34 NE PREESALL WITH HACKENSALL LANCASTER ROAD

2/28 Church of St. Oswald

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- II

Church, 1896 by Austin and Paley. Red brick with sandstone dressings and green slate roof. Comprises a nave and chancel under a continuous roof, a south aisle, south porch, and transepts. South aisle of 4 bays, the central windows paired. Windows of 2 lights, each with a quatrefoil under a pointed head with hood. The south transept, which is buttressed, has a similar window, but with the heads of the lights cusped. The gabled porch has a door with moulded round arch. The west window is of 3 cusped ogee lights. The north nave wall is of 3 bays, the windows having flat heads and cusped lights. The east window has a pointed head, 4 cusped ogee lights, and tracery with curvilinear motifs. Towards the west end of the nave roof is a bellcote clad in shingles, of square plan splayed back to a short spire. Interior has walls of exposed brickwork with sandstone dressings, the chancel walls being clad entirely in sandstone. The south aisle is of 4 bays having octagonal piers with concave sides. The nave roof trusses have tie beams, braced king posts, and a ceiling which follows the curve of arch braces to form a barrel roof. All has stendil decoration. The south transept contains a chapel, the north transept forming an organ chamber. The chancel screen, with Perpendicular tracery, incorporates a pulpit at its northern end. The chancel has a piscina and double sedilia. A plan and perspective view displayed inside the church, by Austin and Paley and dated 1896, shows the church as proposed, including a west tower which was not executed.

Listing NGR: SD3593848334

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
185040
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: 09 Feb 2001
Reference: IOE01/02696/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G M Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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