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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Douglas, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5374 / 53°32'14"N

Longitude: -2.6556 / 2°39'20"W

OS Eastings: 356647

OS Northings: 404722

OS Grid: SD566047

Mapcode National: GBR 9WWJ.WP

Mapcode Global: WH97Y.5CP1

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484975

Location: Wigan, WN5

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Douglas

Built-Up Area: Wigan

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: St Mark Newtown

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


WIGAN

SD50SE VICTORIA STREET, Newtown
24-1/5/132 Church of St Mark
11/07/83

II

Church. 1891-2. By Heaton and Ralph of Wigan. Coursed
sandstone rubble, slate roofs. Early English style, with some
Arts-and-Crafts motifs.
PLAN: nave with north and south aisles, south porch, south
transept, south-east tower, chancel with north vestry.
EXTERIOR: the 4-bay nave has pilasters, pairs of cusped
lancets to the clerestory, and a large 5-light west window
with cusped lights and multifoil tracery. The low lean-to
aisles have mullioned windows of 2 and 3 round-headed lights;
the south aisle has a gabled porch to the 1st bay with a
moulded segmental-pointed arched doorway and ridged gable
coping with an apex cross, and a short transept to the 4th bay
with 2 cusped lancets and a rose window with circular trefoil
tracery. The squat 3-stage tower has a polygonal south-east
stair-turret up to the 2nd stage, one-light cusped windows to
the 1st and 2nd stages, pairs of cusped lancet belfry windows
and an embattled parapet. The 2-bay chancel has 2-centred
arched 2-light windows in the south side and a large 2-centred
arched 5-light east window with tracery.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD5664704722

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

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