CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1370101
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, MAIN STREET

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

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Bassetlaw (District Authority)
Parish:
Dunham-on-Trent
National Grid Reference:
SK 81508 74487

Details

SK 87 SW DUNHAM-ON-TRENT MAIN STREET (south side)

4/10 Church of St. Oswald 1.2.67 G.V. I

Parish church. C15. With the exception of the tower the church was rebuilt in 1862. Ashlar. Slate roofs. Coped gables with single ridge crosses to the east end of the nave and chancel. Set on a plinth. Tower, nave, north aisle and chancel. The C15 tower with embattled parapet and 4 crocketed pinnacles has 2 gargoyles on the north side and the remains of single gargoyles to both the west and south sides. The diagonal buttresses are gabled part way up where they are decorated with crockets. There are single string courses extending over the plinth and at the juncture of each of the 4 stages. The west is of 3 stages. West doorway with pointed arched surround, hood mould, label stops and wooden door. Above is a single ogee arched and vaulted niche with 2 bosses, the arch is decorated with crockets, over is a hood mould with grotesque head label stops and ornate finial. Above is a single large moulded arched window with 4 lights, panel tracery, cusping, hood mould, figurative label stops and finial. There are 4 very large arched andtraceried belfry openings each with 4 arched and cusped lights surmounted by a further 4 similar lights. There are 3, 4 and single small rectangular stair lights to the west, south and north sides respectively. The east side has evidence of a former nave roof. The north aisle has 3 two light windows with tracery and cusping under flat arches. The east wall has a single 2 light arched window with tracery and cusping. The north chancel wall has a single arched, traceried and cusped light with hood mould and head label stops. The east wall has a single 3 light arched, traceried and cusped window with hood mould, head label stops and sill band with foliate stops. In the apex is a single trefoil. The south chancel has a single 2 light window with cusping and single stone transom under a flat arch. The south nave has 3 arched 2 light Y traceried windows with hood moulds, label stops and carved head finials. Interior. 3 bay nave arcade with double chamfered arches supported on circular columns with moulded capitals and, at the west and east sides, on foliate decorated corbels. The double chamfered chancel arch is supported on slim engaged columns with foliate decorated capitals. The tall double chamfered tower arch has foliate decorated imposts, the angles below the imposts are decorated with ribs and there are blind cusped panels at the base. The south chancel wall has a piscina with cusped and decorated arch and foliate decorated ogee hood mould, label stops and finial. To the right is a single sedile with fleuron decorated moulded arch and similarly decorated hood mould,with foliate label stops. The reredos and furniture are C19.

Listing NGR: SK8150874488

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
241450
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: 25 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10216/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Terence G. Onyon. Source Historic England Archive
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