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Church of St Oswald (Wall)

Church of St Oswald, Heavenfield.
Church of St Oswald, Heavenfield.

The present parish church of St Oswald is of 18th century date. Though a church was first recorded here in 1310. Inside is a second or third century Roman altar, which had been used as the base of a stone cross outside the church. The building is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8578
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wall


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