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placename:- St Oswald's Church
other name:- Dean Church
locality:- Dean
parish Dean parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY07072535
10Km square:- NY02
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY0725

photograph

St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 24.3.2007
photograph

St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 24.3.2007

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
thumbnail NUR1NY02, button to large image
DEAN
site name:- Cockermouth and Workington Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST OSWALD / / / DEAN / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 72624 / NY0708525365
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church. C12 with C13 and C15 extensions and C17 alterations. Squared blocks of calciferous sandstone, under graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 3-bay nave with south aisle and porch and twin open east bellcote. 3-bay chancel with north vestry. North nave wall has C12 lower courses and blocked doorway, C13 narrow round-headed windows. Restored 2-light windows,the head of one formed from a medieval graveslab. C13 south aisle wall and porch with round-headed arch and doorway. Single and 2-light ogee-headed windows. C15 chancel has 2-light ogee-headed windows under hoodmoulds. Medieval carved beast gargollesat eaves. 3-light Tudor east window. C20 vestry. Higher-pitched roof line visible on gable wall of nave. Interior of nave has Norman font on C20 shaft. C19 stained glass in west window. Corbels for original lower roof. Built-in medieval cross slab in north wall. 4-bay aisle of round arches on round piers. South tomb recess and aumbry recess. Single-light window has sill of built-in fragment of medieval cross slab. Medieval cross slab used as flagging. Original chancel arch removed and replaced by plaster pointed arch. Original corbelling complete with uninscribed shields. Aumbry in south wall. North door now in vestry has chamfered surround under hoodmould. Lintel for east window is reused medieval cross slab to a member of the Branthwaite family of Branthwaite Hall. Statue corbels flank east window.

placename:- Church of St Oswald
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY07082536
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCHYARD CROSS SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD / / / DEAN / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72625 / NY0709725353
courtesy of English Heritage
Churchyard Cross. Probably C17. Calciferous sandstone. 7 octagonal steps surmounted by shaped cross base now with C18 sundial shaft without brass plate. Listed for group value with Church of St Oswald.
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- cross
coordinates:- NY07092535
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 6.11.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, St Oswald and St Aidan -- 9.3.2012

11 cross slab grave covers.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

incumbents:-
Thomas 1175
St Alban, Thomas de 1227
Robert 1227
Burneby, Reynold de 1240
Wicton, Jacobus de 1263
Thomas the Clerk 1280
Sedinton, Thomas de 1280
Cheval, Thomas 1299
Heyden, John de 1316
Blound, William de 1317
Capella, Gilbert de 1330
Stodfield, William de 1356
Killure, Nicholas de 1371
Dunstan, John de 1372
Vaus & Wauze 1404
Forster, Herny 1426
Eaglesfield, Thomas 1465
Atkinson, William 1466
Adam, Sir 1478
Holdstock, R 1488
Curwen, John 1502
Harrison, Christopher 1540
Laythes, Thomas, Sir 1585
Fletcher, Lancelot snr 1593
Fletcher, Lancelot jnr 1635
Pickard, Thomas 1664
Proctor, Anthony 1696
Dalton, John 1705
Ponsonby, William 1712
Tarn, Miles 1760
Tarn, John 1795
Ion, Lancelot 1803
Sill, Henry 1804
Sherwen, S 1815
Sherwen, Samuel 1825
Sherwen, William 1871
Bennett, E C 1898

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Organ. -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Organ:- -- '... bequest of Mrs Annie Arnison.' -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Mothers Union banner. -- 9.3.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Tombstone:- -- 'UNDER THIS STON / GEORGE FEARSONS / CORPS DOTH LYE / SLEEPING TILL / WA[K]D BY THE A[ ] / HA[ ]GELS CRY / ...' -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Base of a preaching cross, and a more recent sundial. -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Gargoyle. -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- Gargoyle. -- 24.3.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 24.3.2007 -- Bench mark on the porch. -- NY07072535 (at)
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Oswald's Church -- Dean -- Dean -- Cumbria / -- 17.2.2009

notes possible pele tower east of the church
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustration

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