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© Miss Janet Gibson

IoE Number: 379109
Location: CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHEDDAR GROVE (north east side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Miss Janet Gibson
Date Photographed: 28 April 2002
Date listed: 30 December 1994
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOLST56NECHEDDAR GROVE, Bedminster Down901-1/57/400(North East side)

BRISTOL ST56NE CHEDDAR GROVE, Bedminster Down 901-1/57/400 (North East side) Church of St Oswald II Church. 1927. By P Hartland Thomas. Reinforced concrete with Pennant rubble and limestone window dressings and a pantile roof. Aisled nave, chancel, SE porch and W tower. Modernist Perpendicular Gothic Revival style. Chancel gable has a 2-centred arched 5-light window with king mullions, and angle buttresses; raised, shallower nave gable. 3-bay N elevation of chancel has small cusped windows beneath the eaves, buttresses between and a doorway in the W bay, 4-bay N aisle elevation has full-height walls with a tall parapet, containing large 2-centred arched 5-light windows down to the ground with cusped heads and buttreses between. Similar S elevation has a parapeted porch to the E end of the nave with 3 stepped 2-centre arches to the doorway. A squat tower has angle buttresses and a parapet, with a 2-centred arched W door, and 5-light window above with oval tracery bars set to the centre of the mullions, and a louvred 3-light mullion belfry window. INTERIOR: pointed tunnel vault on a continuous beam on square ashlar piers, with thin lateral aisle arches across the narrow aisles, with grilles above; steps up to the tower. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 418; The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 455).

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