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IoE Number: 382332
Location: ST MARKS CHURCH, LEEDS ROAD (east side)
Photographer: Prof. W J Hume LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 April 2003
Date listed: 14 January 1993
Date of last amendment: 14 January 1993
Grade II

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SE 3054-3154LEEDS ROAD(east side)700-/27/10000St Mark's Church

SE 3054-3154 LEEDS ROAD (east side) 700-/27/10000 St Mark's Church II 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 case.

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