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Church of St Mark, Ampfield

Description: Church of St Mark

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 141071

OS Grid Reference: SU4065023517
OS Grid Coordinates: 440650, 123517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0096, -1.4219

Location: A3090, Ampfield, Hampshire SO51 9PA

Locality: Ampfield
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SO51 9PA

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Listing Text

4/7 Church of St Mark

Parish church, 1838-41 by O B Carter and W C Yonge, stained glass designed by
W Butterfield and made by W Wailes, who built E & W windows and S porch in 1855.
Blue brick, mostly stone dressings, some red brick dressings, stone bell turret,
slate roof. In Early English style, plan of small chancel, 5 bay nave with
short N aisle, W bell turret and added S porch. Walls have plinth with
and moulded cill band. On corners flat buttresses with chamfers. E window
pointed with Geometrical tracery. On sides in each bay pointed lancet, expect
for added S porch, gabled with moulded pointed doorway and geometric window over.
Above is cornice with corbels supporting parapet with moulded coping. At W end
is stepped triple lancets. On gable elaborate stone bell turret with octagonal
spire, placed diagonally. Interior is as built. Above the pulpit in NE nave
is stained glass window commemorating John Keble, 1792-1866, designed by
W Butterfield, carried out but W Wailes, who did other windows. Roof has open
cusped framing filling the roof trusses. Stone octagonal font on circular drum.
Ampfield parish was separated from Hursley when church was built, its foundation
being inspired by John Keble, vicar of Hursley 1836-66, and important member
of the Oxford Movement. The cost of the building and the site being provided by
the owner of Hursley Manor, Sir William Heathcote.

Listing NGR: SP3665219115

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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