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Description: Church of St Oswald
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165003
OS Grid Reference: SE8944034580
OS Grid Coordinates: 489440, 434580
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7998, -0.6435
SE 8934 HOTHAM MAIN STREET
16/40 Church of St Oswald
GV II *
Church. Early C12 tower restored in 1789; early C19 extension to nave; nave
and chancel heavily restored 1905 by F S Brodrick. Ashlar and rubble, with
brick nave extension, plain tile roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with single-
bay extension to north, 2-bay chancel with vestry to north. Broad, squat
tower with round-arched west door, 2 roll-moulded orders on scalloped
capitals within the soffit of the arch. 2-light cinque-cusped pointed
window above breaks zigzag band which is continuous around all three exposed
faces. Tower refaced above window. Round-arched belfry windows to each
face. Nave south side: porch with pointed doorway to west and 2 pointed
windows with 3 stepped lights and continuous sill band to east. Stepped
buttress at junction of nave and chancel. Nave north side: 3-light window
with pointed tracery. Stone coped gables, ridge crosses to nave and
chancel. Extension has pointed window and round-arched doorway to west
facade and flat-headed doorway and round-arched window to north facade.
Vestry: gabled to north with 2-light pointed window. Chancel south side:
2-light window with geometric tracery and blocked priest's door. East end
3-light pointed window with geometric tracery. Interior: tower arch of
2 orders on scalloped capitals with zigzag to outer order. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, 1972.
Listing NGR: SE8944034580
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Source: English Heritage
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