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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Bredbury and Woodley, Stockport

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4241 / 53°25'26"N

Longitude: -2.105 / 2°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 393122

OS Northings: 391932

OS Grid: SJ931919

Mapcode National: GBR FXRV.28

Mapcode Global: WHB9X.M6VB

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Location: Stockport, SK6

County: Stockport

Locality: Bredbury and Woodley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442174

Source ID: 1117378

Listing Text

SJ 99 SW WERNETH STOCKPORT ROAD
EAST
(south-west
side)
Woodley
1/226 Church of
- St. Mark

- II

Church. 1847-8.Shellard,for the Church Commissioners. Dressed stone, ashlar and slate
roofs. 3-sided gallery plan with small chancel and a west tower flanked by entrance
bays. 5-bay nave and aisles without clerestory. Projecting stone plinth, sill band,
eaves band, coped parapet and coped gables with octagonal corner pinnacles. Each bay
has paired lancets with colonnettes and a weathered gableted buttress (angled at corners).
Door in bay 1 with sundial above. The 5-stage tower has set-back buttresses which
are transformed at the fifth stage in octagonal corner columns to rise as ornate pinnacles
Clock in third stage and 2-light belfry openings with clock and parapet above. Chancel
with 3-light geometrical tracery east window and abutting lean-to vestry. 5-bay nave
has quatrefoil columns with moulded capitals and bases, 3-sided gallery with blind
arcading to parapet and an organ at the west, a double-chamfered chancel arch on corbelled
colonnettes and a hammer-beam roof. Chancel with-arch braced roof truss. Carved timber
reredos and pulpit.


Listing NGR: SJ9312291932

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