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Church of St Oswald

A Grade I Listed Building in Lythe, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5067 / 54°30'24"N

Longitude: -0.6885 / 0°41'18"W

OS Eastings: 485016

OS Northings: 513164

OS Grid: NZ850131

Mapcode National: GBR RJMB.Q8

Mapcode Global: WHG9Q.DZCH

Entry Name: Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327246

Location: Lythe, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Lythe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lythe with Sandsend

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 81 SE LYTHE A174
(north side) Lythe
5/171
Church of St Oswald
6.10.69

- I

Parish Church. C13 on older site, largely rebuilt 1910 by Sir Walter Tapper.
Some Saxon carved fragments in tower. North aisle masonry original. Some
medieval masonry in east end. Coursed squared stone, clay tiled roof; added
buttresses to chancel. Nave, aisles, lower chancel with shorter aisles. Large
square west tower with short stone spire. South porch. 4-bay nave, 3-bay
chancel. Large sloped and stepped buttresses define bays. Tower of 2 stages
has paired lancet bell openings with quatrefoil spandrel, corbel table and
parapet. Small lucarnes to spire. Battered buttresses to porch with 2-centred
door arch and nook shafts, low parapet. Good rainwater heads, dated 1911.
Vaulted porch roof has carved boss. Oak door linen-fold panelled. Small bap-
tistery to west of tower. Interior: alternating round and octagonal arcade
piers. Rib vault and oak gallery to tower. Arch-braced collar-beam nave roofs
appears to use old timbers as do beam-and-joist aisle roofs, all moulded.
Screen with organ case above. Vaulted south aisle chapel. Several Georgian
memorial tablets.


Listing NGR: NZ8501613164

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