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Church of St Mark

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lambeth, London

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Latitude: 51.4814 / 51°28'53"N

Longitude: -0.1119 / 0°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 531206

OS Northings: 177520

OS Grid: TQ312775

Mapcode National: GBR MR.13

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.01P5

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 19 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204334

Location: Lambeth, London, SE11

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: Oval

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Kennington St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1. (east side)

Church of St Mark
TQ 3177 8/240 19.10.51


1822-24 built by D R Roper to the design of A B Clayton. Greek revival church
of sandstone with Portland stone tetrastyle Doric porch in antis, up 8 steps.
Above the pediment a square tower bearing octagonal drum and open round Ionic
stage with cupola; the whole decorated with acroteria. Single entrance, under
small window, to narthex. Church splays out beyond to hold aisles. Five-bay
returns with segment-headed windows on each floor. Pilaster bay divisions support
entablature. Side entrances to narthex; and crypt entrances further east. Projecting
centre at east with large window. Inside shows gallery on Doric columns round
3 sides. Aisles and galleries walled off in reconstruction after war damage;
but screen of 2 tall piers of Ionic columns before east window remains. Central
glass dome. C17 pulpit from St Michael, Wood Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3120677520

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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