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Church of St Mark with Christchurch

A Grade II Listed Building in St Mary's, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5355 / 53°32'7"N

Longitude: -2.0968 / 2°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 393680

OS Northings: 404323

OS Grid: SD936043

Mapcode National: GBR FWSK.VB

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.RDQF

Entry Name: Church of St Mark with Christchurch

Listing Date: 3 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388896

Location: Oldham, OL4

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Glodwick St Mark with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


780-1/3/33 (West side)
03/10/86 Church of St Mark with Christchurch


Parish church. 1876. By John Wild. Rusticated coursed and
squared rubble, cut in small blocks with Welsh slate roof with
scalloped bands.
SE tower and spire, nave with clerestory and two lean-to
aisles, chancel.
2-stage tower with clasping buttresses. Shouldered arched east
doorway with stiff leaf capitals and triple windows to south
in lower stage. Lancet above, and paired bell chamber lights
with shafts to architrave. Corbel table to parapet above, with
central gablet housing clock in each face, cutting into base
of brooch spire with lucarnes.
2 gables to eastern chapels of south aisle, each with 2-light
Decorated window.
Aisle of 4 bays, divided by buttresses, each with a 2-light
Decorated window, and gabled porch towards west, with stepped
chamfered arch. Clerestory with triple foiled lights housed in
recessed panels. 5-light west window. Lower chancel with
foiled lancets south and 5-light East window. Gabled vestry to
north. Wrought iron cross finials on all gables.
INTERIOR has nave arcade on polished granite columns, original
roofs and fittings, including screen, reredos, stalls, benches
and pulpit. Paintings of saints either side of east window.
Stone plinth wall to east and south of church, with cast-iron
railings and wrought-iron gates.
Gate piers with stepped pyramidal heads at angle with Waterloo

Listing NGR: SD9368004323

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