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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6972 / 53°41'49"N

Longitude: -1.6393 / 1°38'21"W

OS Eastings: 423913

OS Northings: 422364

OS Grid: SE239223

Mapcode National: GBR JTZP.WD

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.SBKJ

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340788

Location: Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury West

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 SW Northfields

2/101 Church of St. Mark


Large Gothic Revival church. 1862-5 by James Mallinson. Pitch-faced
stone with ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched slate roofs. 5-bay
nave with lean-to buttressed aisles. South porch. Large north and
south transepts. Lower 2-bay chancel Chapel and vestry on north side.
Square south-west 4-tier tower with splay-footed ashlar spire. The
tower is divided by drip mouldings and has angle buttresses and stair
tower on south-west corner. 3-light west window with plate tracery.
2-light bell-chamber openings with louvres and stilted arched heads on
colonnettes and with single circle in head. The openings are set in
a shallow recess with corbel-table over supporting base of spire.
Lucarnes in spire have 2-light slender openings. Smaller lucarnes
at higher level. Clerestory windows consist of a 6-foiled circle in
a triangular surround. Broad, 3-light aisle windows with 6-foiled
circle in head. 2-light chancel windows and large 4-light transept
windows, all with foiled circles in head. Large 5-light east window
with large 5-foiled circle. The porch has two colonnettes with
acanthus capitals.

Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2391322364

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

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