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Church of St. Mark, Ellel

Description: Church of St. Mark

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 182174

OS Grid Reference: SD5170653350
OS Grid Coordinates: 351706, 453350
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9740, -2.7378

Location: 5 Church Close, Ellel, Lancashire LA2 9AJ

Locality: Ellel
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA2 9AJ

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Listing Text


13/110 Church of St. Mark

- II

Church, 1897-9 by Austin & Paley. Snecked sandstone rubble with green slate
roof, the north aisle now felted. Comprises a nave with north aisle and north
porch, a crossing tower with north transept and south lean-to, and a chancel.
The north aisle has 4 windows of 2 cusped ogee lights under flat heads. The
porch has a doorway with pointed head and hood under a gable of shallow pitch
with cross finial. The tower has a stair turret at its south-east corner,
buttresses on the east and west sides, a solid parapet raised at the corners,
and a slate pyramid roof with weather vane. The bell openings have trefoiled
lights under flat heads. On the south side, above the lean-to roof, is a
3-light window with segmental head and hood. The chancel has a 2-light window
with pointed head on both the north and south sides. The east window is of 5
lights and includes reticulated tracery. The south nave wall is of 3 bays,
having windows of 3, 3 and 2 ogee-headed lights under pointed heads. To the
west is a doorway with pointed head. Interior. 3-bay nave arcade has
segmental arches, hollow-chamfered in 2 orders, and octagonal piers. The
crossing arches are pointed, with the hollow chamfers dying into the responds.
The boarded nave roof has 6 trusses with braced raised tie beams, collars, and
queen struts. The chancel has a trefoiled piscina and a roof with raised tie
beam, king post, and arch-braced collar. It is boarded at arch-brace level.

Listing NGR: SD5170653350

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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