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Description: Church of St Thomas
Date Listed: 29 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 328682
OS Grid Reference: SE6350251867
OS Grid Coordinates: 463502, 451867
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9590, -1.0337
SE 65 SW OSBALDWICK MURTON WAY
Church of St Thomas
Church. C12 in origin with extensive restoration of 1877 by J Oldrid Scott
and alterations and additions of 1967 by A Mennim. Hammer-dressed
limestone, plain tile roof. Medieval 4-bay nave and chancel, south transept
with vestry and porch to south and organ chamber to south-east of 1967.
West front: 2-light plate-traceried window beneath round arch with hood-
mould and label stops, with oculus and bellcote above. C20 porch to right.
Nave: north side has 3 windows as west front, the central one being a
restoration, and 2 full-length C20 windows. The south side of the nave is
obscured by the flat-roofed vestry. The 3-light Perpendicular window in the
south wall of the south transept is relocated from the east front which is
now blind. Interior: substantially remodelled on L-shaped plan in 1967.
Jacobean pulpit and communion rail. East side of south transept has
relocated round-arched doorway. Monument in south wall to Mary Ward: "To
love the poore, persever in the same, live, dy and rise with them was all
the ayme of Mary Ward who having lived 60 years and 8 days dyed the 20th of
Listing NGR: SE6350251867
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