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Church of St. Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellel, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.974 / 53°58'26"N

Longitude: -2.7378 / 2°44'15"W

OS Eastings: 351706

OS Northings: 453350

OS Grid: SD517533

Mapcode National: GBR 9QBH.26

Mapcode Global: WH84M.XCHV

Plus Code: 9C5VX7F6+HV

Entry Name: Church of St. Mark

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317860

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182174

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Ellel

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Dolphinholme St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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13/110 Church of St. Mark

- II

Church, 1897-9 by Austin & Paley. Snecked sandstone rubble with green slate
roof, the north aisle now felted. Comprises a nave with north aisle and north
porch, a crossing tower with north transept and south lean-to, and a chancel.
The north aisle has 4 windows of 2 cusped ogee lights under flat heads. The
porch has a doorway with pointed head and hood under a gable of shallow pitch
with cross finial. The tower has a stair turret at its south-east corner,
buttresses on the east and west sides, a solid parapet raised at the corners,
and a slate pyramid roof with weather vane. The bell openings have trefoiled
lights under flat heads. On the south side, above the lean-to roof, is a
3-light window with segmental head and hood. The chancel has a 2-light window
with pointed head on both the north and south sides. The east window is of 5
lights and includes reticulated tracery. The south nave wall is of 3 bays,
having windows of 3, 3 and 2 ogee-headed lights under pointed heads. To the
west is a doorway with pointed head. Interior. 3-bay nave arcade has
segmental arches, hollow-chamfered in 2 orders, and octagonal piers. The
crossing arches are pointed, with the hollow chamfers dying into the responds.
The boarded nave roof has 6 trusses with braced raised tie beams, collars, and
queen struts. The chancel has a trefoiled piscina and a roof with raised tie
beam, king post, and arch-braced collar. It is boarded at arch-brace level.

Listing NGR: SD5170653350

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