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Church of St Mark, Amcotts

Description: Church of St Mark

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 165057

OS Grid Reference: SE8552814125
OS Grid Coordinates: 485528, 414125
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6167, -0.7085

Location: Church Street, Amcotts, North Lincolnshire DN17 4AS

Locality: Amcotts
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN17 4AS

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/2 Church of St Mark
(formerly listed as
Church of St Thomas a
1.3.67 Becket)


Parish church. 1853. Rock-faced ashlar with rusticated and tooled ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roofs. West tower with octagonal stair turret to
south-east angle, 4-bay nave with south porch and 2-bay chancel with vestry
adjoining north side. Chamfered plinth. 2-stage tower: diagonal buttresses
with offsets. Tall first stage with pointed 2-light Y-traceried west window
with hoodmould, similar window above; shouldered-arched door to stair turret
with single-light window above. Moulded string course. Belfry has banded
angle shafts, single lancets with hoodmoulds and wooden louvres, clock face
to west, dentilled moulded eaves cornice. Splay-footed octagonal spire with
plain finial and weathercock. Nave: diagonal buttresses and buttresses
between bays with offsets; lancets with hoodmoulds. Porch: pointed
chamfered outer arch with hoodmould, flanked by buttresses. Pointed
chamfered inner arch. Chancel: diagonal buttresses, lancets with
hoodmoulds, pointed 3-light east window with stepped lancets and hoodmould,
small pointed oval light above. All windows have rock-faced rusticated
jambs, tooled mullions and reveals. Dentilled eaves cornice and coped
gables throughout, with cross finials to nave and porch. Interior. Pointed
double-chamfered tower and chancel arches, with corbelled inner order and
continuous outer chamfer. 4-bay single hammer-beam nave roof with corbelled
wall posts, moulded arch braces and slender timbers. Polygonal font with
moulded shaft.

Listing NGR: SE8552814125

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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