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Church of St Oswald

A Grade II Listed Building in Arncliffe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1437 / 54°8'37"N

Longitude: -2.1038 / 2°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 393315

OS Northings: 471986

OS Grid: SD933719

Mapcode National: GBR FNRJ.BC

Mapcode Global: WHB6F.N3DQ

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 20 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324586

Location: Arncliffe, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Arncliffe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 9271 - 9371 ARNCLIFFE

22/2 Church of St. Oswald


Church of St. Oswald. C15 west tower; nave re-built c1800 and restored 1841;
chancel rebuilt 1843. 1840's work by Anthony Salvin. Tower of limestone
rubble, nave and chancel of coursed rubble with grey slate roof. West
tower, 3-bay nave with north aisle and south porch, lower 2-bay chancel.
Tower: of two stages with offset diagonal buttresses; a 3-light restored
perpendicular west window, clock to south side; belfry windows of 2
trefoil-headed lights under a continuous hoodmould; restored embattled
parapet with crocketed corner finials. Body of Church has offset
buttresses, 2-light perpendicular style windows, low porch with 4-centred
archway, and 3-light east window. Interior: tower arch has attached
octagonal columns and a pointed arch of two orders, one concave and one
straight. Blocked windows, probably from the c1800 build, are visible on
the north and south walls of the nave. A very wide depressed pointed arch
to the chancel. 6 queen-post trusses to nave roof, with cusped decoration.
East window glass by Wailes of Newcastle.

Listing NGR: SD9331571986

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