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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.982 / 53°58'55"N

Longitude: -1.5355 / 1°32'7"W

OS Eastings: 430556

OS Northings: 454095

OS Grid: SE305540

Mapcode National: GBR KQQD.C9

Mapcode Global: WHC8M.D51N

Plus Code: 9C5WXFJ7+RQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 14 January 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382332

ID on this website: 101247825

Location: St Mark's Church, Oatlands, North Yorkshire, HG2

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: Stray

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Harrogate St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 3054-3154 LEEDS ROAD
(east side)


Parish church c1898 completed c1920. Designed by J Oldrid Scott.
Nave with aisles and south porch, chancel with south chapel and
vestry, plus organ chamber to north. Original plans included a tall
western tower which was never built. Coursed rubble with ashlar
dressings and plain tile roofs. Raised coped gables with kneelers and
finials. Chamfered plinth and red sandstone bands. West front to
nave completed c1920 has slightly projecting central porch with
pointed arch doorway and flanking buttresses, above 2 moulded bands
and then a circular window, in the gable a blind triangular window.
Eitherside large buttresses, gabled with octagonal ashlar tops with
blind arcading and octagonal stone spires. Each aisle has a 2-light
pointed arch window with reticulated tracery. The aisles have 2-light
flat headed panel tracery windows alternating with buttresses, under
a deep parapet with blind tracery panels, 5 to the north and 4 to the
south plus a projecting porch. This porch has diagonal buttresses,
and a deep parapet with checkerboard sides and a blind tracery gable,
pointed arched opening flanked by small lancets. Circular windows to
the sides. Above the nave, has 5 tall clerestorey windows each a 3-
light pointed arch window with reticulated tracery. The chancel has
to the east an elaborate 5-light pointed arch window with reticulated
tracery, below and in the gable panels of checkerboard, eitherside are
2 tall 2-light pointed arch windows with similar plainer tracery. To
the north the organ chamber with a single tall pointed arch window
with checkerboard bonding. To the south the chapel and vestry have
3 3-light windows, one triangular headed, one segmental headed and
the other pointed arched, all with checkerboard gables. Interior: 5
bay nave arcades with moulded arches which die into the circular
piers. Tall chancel arch with chancel steps and very low ashlar
screen wall. Fittings include good quality wooden roofs throughout.
Coloured marble pulpit reredos and War Memorial, and carved stone
octagonal font. C19 wooden choir stalls, screens, panelling and organ

Listing NGR: SE3055654095

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Online. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 29 August 2017.

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