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© Mr K. Foster LRPS

IoE Number: 183519
Photographer: Mr K. Foster LRPS
Date Photographed: 22 September 2000
Date listed: 13 March 1986
Date of last amendment: 13 March 1986
Grade II

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OSBALDESTONLONGSIGHT ROADSD 63 SW4/34Church of St.Mary, with presbytery-GVII

OSBALDESTON LONGSIGHT ROAD SD 63 SW 4/34 Church of St.Mary, with presbytery - GV II Roman Catholic Church and presbytery, 1837-8. Squared sandstone with slate roofs. Church has angle buttresses with pinnacles and a string course at window sill level. Windows each have a mullion and a transom and have their upper lights pointed under a pointed head with hood. North and south walls of 4 bays. West wall of 2 bays. At the apex of the gable is a stone bellcote of square plan with embattled parapet. Below it is a niche with statue. The west door has a chamfered surround with pointed head. The presbytery, adjoining at the east, is of 3 bays with double-chamfered mullioned windows, of 2 lights at the left and one in the centre. The right-hand bay has 4 lights on the ground floor and 3 above. A drip course rises over the ground-floor windows and door. The door, in the central bay, has a chamfered stone surround with pointed head. Right-hand gable coped with kneelers. Chimneys, with clustered shafts, at left and set back from right-hand gable. Inside, the west gallery of the church has a panelled front with tracery decoration carried on 2 slim iron columns. The king-post roof is moulded, with moulded purlins and intermediate principals.

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