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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Latitude: 51.5301 / 51°31'48"N

Longitude: -0.1087 / 0°6'31"W

OS Eastings: 531288

OS Northings: 182936

OS Grid: TQ312829

Mapcode National: GBR M5.RP

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2SDX

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369160

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


Church of St. Mark


Parish church. 1827. By William Chadwell Mylne, architect. Victorian Gothic style in brick with stone dressings and stone west end. C20 post-war reconstruction of roof and interior. Three-bay nave, two-bay chancel and narthex. West porch with traceried screen above and flanked by shafts with crocketed finials fronting stone west tower, with traceried parapet and crocketed finials to angle buttresses.

INTERIOR: Nave originally galleried on three sides but serious war damage left bare brick interior box with stone buttresses and floor; chancel with stone reredos in Gothic style, C20 acoustical ceiling supported by plain metal C20 columns; stained glass to east window by A.E. Buss of Goddard and Gibbs (1962) showing the Ascension, and incorporating scenes of local importance. Small narthex in original condition with shallow cross vaulting, plain painted plaster walls and original Gothic style wood panelled doors.

Listing NGR: TQ3128882936

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

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