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Latitude: 54.2263 / 54°13'34"N
Longitude: -1.3402 / 1°20'24"W
OS Eastings: 443115
OS Northings: 481374
OS Grid: SE431813
Mapcode National: GBR MM2K.NR
Mapcode Global: WHD8P.D12D
Entry Name: Church of St Oswald
Listing Date: 20 June 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151342
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333250
Location: Sowerby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Sowerby
Built-Up Area: Thirsk
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 25/03/2014
FRONT STREET (east side),
Church of St Oswald
(Formerly listed under MAIN STREET)
Church. Norman south doorway with 2 orders of colomettes, scalloped capitals and one with intertwined trails, zig-zag and beakhead in the arch. Squat 3-stage tower, the
top stage, with 2-light openings and castellations, is an addition, the rest may be C15. Otherwise C19 and C20 of 3 periods:- (i) the main structure; sandstone ashlar, stone slate roof. Neo-Norman. Cruciform in plan. Aisleless nave, crossing, transepts and short chancel. Elaborate wooden roof structure to interior, 1842 E B Lamb. (ii) the wooden lantern 1879-83; Hodgson Fowler.(iii) the north aisle, of almost equal width to nave. 3 bays with elongated, octagonal piers. Pointed barrel vault. 3-light windows with trefoil heads under straight heads, Brierley 1902. Later vestry attached to west of aisle. Jacobean panelling near the altar.
Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p357.
Listing NGR: SE4311581374
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