CHURCH OF ST OSWIN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1044959
Date first listed:
07-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWIN, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST OSWIN, CHURCH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wylam
National Grid Reference:
NZ 11365 64737

Details

NZ 16 SW WYLAM CHURCH ROAD

19/142 Church of St. Oswin

GV II



Parish church. 1886 by R.J. Johnson. Largely snecked rubble with Lakeland slate roof. Nave and chancel, south porch, south tower, north vestry and organ chamber. Perpendicular style. 3-bay nave has first a timber porch with delicate tracery, then 2-light windows. Tall embattled tower with angle buttresses, 2-light bell openings and gargoyles; also acts as transept internally. 2-bay chancel with unusual Perpendicular tracery. East and west windows are 5-light with panel tracery. Organ chamber and vestry, under catslide roof, also treated as transept internally. Gables are raised with ridged and roll-moulded coping. Wrought-iron vane on tower.

Interior: Canted barrel-vaulted wood panelled ceiling with carved bosses and frieze. Chancel ceiling is painted with Tudor roses and foliage and has carved relief frieze of vines. Pews, pulpit and doors have linenfold carving. Screens and altar rails with panels of tracery. Traceried reredos.

Listing NGR: NZ1136564737

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
239516
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03671/16
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