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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5845 / 52°35'4"N

Longitude: -2.1372 / 2°8'14"W

OS Eastings: 390797

OS Northings: 298526

OS Grid: SO907985

Mapcode National: GBR 1BK.9X

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.49JJ

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 3 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378355

Location: Wolverhampton, WV3

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Graiseley

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/5/208 (South side)
03/02/77 Church of St Mark


Church. 1848-9; chancel late C19; being converted to office
use at time of resurvey (1990). By C.W.Orford; a
Commissioners' church. Dressed squared stone with ashlar
dressings; slate roofs. Apsed chancel has gabled vestry/organ
loft projections; nave and gabled aisles; west steeple. Early
English style. Shallow offset buttresses and coped gables with
crosses. Chancel has 3 cusped lancets; projections have
2-light plate tracery windows and 2-light gableted east
windows; trefoil window to nave east gable. 6-bay aisles have
lancets with splayed reveals and hood moulds; north and south
gabled porches have pointed entrances and lateral buttresses.
3-stage tower has plinth, foundation stone to south, angle
buttresses; west entrance with triple-chamfered arch, south
lancet and entrance; lancets to 2nd stage, top blind arcading;
top stage has pilaster buttresses and corbel table, 2-light
louvred plate-tracery bell openings; gableted clock faces;
broach spire with beasts to angles and lucarnes. INTERIOR
recorded as having arcades with thin pier, alternately
octagonal and quatrefoil. An important landmark, especially
for terminating view down Darlington St from Queen Square.

Listing NGR: SO9079798526

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