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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in West Allen, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8664 / 54°51'58"N

Longitude: -2.3403 / 2°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 378253

OS Northings: 552452

OS Grid: NY782524

Mapcode National: GBR DD35.3B

Mapcode Global: WH91J.0YT7

Plus Code: 9C6VVM85+HV

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240354

Location: West Allen, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Allen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Church building

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14/237 Church of St. Mark


Parish Church, 1871 by Haswell. Rubble with dressings, blue slate roof with
2 purple bands and orange ridge tiles. Rectangular structure with canted
apse, south porch linked to south-west tower and small vestry on north. Tower,
stepped in 3 stages has paired belfry openings with central shafts and
chamfered pointed arches above lintels, square stone spire with 2 bands of
tegulated ornament. Projecting porch has pointed arch of 2 chamfered orders;
to east of porch 3 lancets. West end has two stepped buttresses, the northern
set between 2 trefoiled lancets which share a continuous hoodmould. East end
has a trefoiled lancet in each face of the apse. On north are 4 lancets to
west-of vestry which has a boarded door on the west and a 2-light window with
pointed heads above lintels, on the north.

Interior without any structural division. Arch-braced roof trusses carried
on moulded corbels; simple furnishings include font in C13 style.

Listing NGR: NY7825352452

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