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Church of St Oswald, West Rounton

Description: Church of St Oswald

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 332420

OS Grid Reference: NZ4139003409
OS Grid Coordinates: 441390, 503409
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4244, -1.3636

Location: White House Wynd, West Rounton, North Yorkshire DL6 2LW

Locality: West Rounton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL6 2LW

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Listing Text

(east side)

8/56 Church of St Oswald

- II*

Church. C12,almost completely rebuilt 1860 in the Norman style by
Pritchett. Ashlar, coursed squared stone, Welsh slate roofs. Nave with
south porch, lower chancel with north vestry. Nave: 3 bays. Pilaster
buttresses to western corners. South side has central Norman style gabled
porch. Board door with original C12 doorway; one order of nook-shafts,
capitals with plait and volutes, zigzag moulded arch. All windows are
Norman in style with incised zigzag work to round-arched heads and
hoodmoulds. West window sightly more elaborate with nook-shafts, impost
bands and moulded arch. Circular window above. Stone coping. Offset
gabled bellcote with double-arched openings. Chancel: I bay, east window
Norman in style with one order of nook-shafts. Stone coping with ridge
cross. Interior: chancel arch C12, one order of nook-shafts, scalloped
capitals, stepped arch with much zigzagging. Font: C12. C19 plinth and
round column, C12 round bowl with carving depicting a big bearded face, a
centaur shooting an arrow towards it (sagittarius, and 2 affronted beasts
with one human head in common). C19 east window with nook-shafts and
moulded arch.

Listing NGR: NZ4139003409

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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