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Description: Church of Saint Oswald
Date Listed: 14 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326157
OS Grid Reference: SE6095649536
OS Grid Coordinates: 460956, 449536
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9384, -1.0729
FULFORD YORK ROAD
SE 64 NW
Church of Saint Oswald
Church. 1877-8. By J.P. Pritchett. Sandstone masonry with ashlar
dressings and Welsh slate roof. South-west. tower. 4-bay aisled nave with
west and south entrances and transept, 2-bay chancel with south chapel and
vestry and single north organ bay. Gothic Revival, early C14 style with
Early Gothic style decoration to interior. West entrance: double plank
doors in pointed surround and two orders of arches with roll-moulding on
nook-shafts with foliate capitals, under hoodmould with face stops. Above a
4-light window with Geometrical tracery to head. 5-stage embattled tower:
angle buttresses with off-sets. Plinth. South entrance to 1st stage a
pointed plank door within surround with roll-moulding on pilasters. 2-light
window with Geometrical tracery to head. Nave, transept and chancel:
buttresses with off-sets. Plinth. 2- and 3-light traceried windows. Nave
clerestory has quatrefoil window. Transept has rose window to each gable
end. Chancel has trefoil-headed priest's doorway to south with plank door.
5-light traceried east window. Interior: nave has hammer-beam roof.
Panelled roof to chancel. Pointed arcades have roll-moulding supported by
short-piers with foliate capitals, on plinths. Pointed chancel arch on
columns with similar capitals. Double arch between chancel and south chapel
has quatrefoil to head. Similar capitals. 2 sedilia. Arch to north
chancel aisle partly blocked by organ. Font, square on plan on 4 piers and
stepped base and naturalistic decoration. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire: York and
The East Riding, 1978, pp.233.
Listing NGR: SE6095649536
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