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Church of St Mark and Gate-Piers and Wall Immediately East

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6093 / 50°36'33"N

Longitude: -1.9767 / 1°58'36"W

OS Eastings: 401743

OS Northings: 78846

OS Grid: SZ017788

Mapcode National: GBR 33Y.R1T

Mapcode Global: FRA 67RG.7QW

Plus Code: 9C2WJ25F+P8

Entry Name: Church of St Mark and Gate-Piers and Wall Immediately East

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108146

ID on this website: 101119921

Location: Herston, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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(west side)
Church of St Mark and gate-piers
and wall immediately east.
SZ 0178 3/20

Built 1869-70. Architects Hicks and Crickmay. Purbeck Stone walls and roof. Nave
and chancel, north chapel and organ chamber, south porch with modern vestry on west.
Open bell-cote over chancel arch. Simple Gothic design with paired lancet windows
to nave, triple lancets in east wall, and 5 grouped lancets in west wall. Interior
has plastered walls, and pine scissor-braced roof trusses. Stone font, from the
Parish Church, with bowl dated 1663, on a C19 base. Purbeck Stone boundary wall, with
simple stone gate piers and modern iron gates.

Listing NGR: SZ0174378846

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