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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Binfield, Bracknell Forest

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4233 / 51°25'23"N

Longitude: -0.7859 / 0°47'9"W

OS Eastings: 484513

OS Northings: 170064

OS Grid: SU845700

Mapcode National: GBR D7M.L53

Mapcode Global: VHDX3.BHD7

Plus Code: 9C3XC6F7+8J

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 14 February 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390289

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489271

Location: Binfield, Bracknell Forest, RG42

County: Bracknell Forest

Civil Parish: Binfield

Built-Up Area: Bracknell

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Binfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Description


BINFIELD

SU87SW POPESWOOD ROAD
674-1/11/84 (West side)
Church of St Mark

GV II

Includes: Church of St Mark ST MARKS ROAD.
Chapel of Ease, now church. 1867, by Sir Arthur Blomfield,
extended 1875; restored in 1958 by Frederick Etchells after a
fire in 1956; extended late C20.
MATERIALS: Red brick in English bond with horizontal bands of
dark bricks; tile, gabled roof.
PLAN: aisled 6-bay nave with clerestory, north transept with
organ, south transept with vestry, and extension on west end;
one bay chancel.
EXTERIOR: weathered plinth, moulded with roll mould. Lancet
windows with pointed arches of red and black bricks. The heads
of the windows in the aisles are of stone. Nave, north side:
gabled transept; 2 windows at lower level, large rose window
above. To left of transept is single-light window at high
level. 2.2.1.3.1.1 windows in aisle, 6 single-light windows in
clerestorey. South side: similar but with pent roof on right
hand side of south gabled transept, and projecting, gabled
bellcote on large wooden brackets in apex of transept.
Chancel: east end has 2-stage angle buttresses with weathered
tops, 3 tall windows, the middle one taller.
INTERIOR: patterned brick in red and black, with stone
dressings. 3-bay arcades to nave, circular columns with
moulded bases and leaf capitals. Barrel-shaped roof with
square white panels, framed in oak. Single bay chancel with
similar roof running through. C20 double wooden entrance doors
in west end within glazed wooden screen with pointed head
under brick 4-centred arch.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Berkshire:
Harmondsworth: 1966-: 87).

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