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Church of St Mark, Leicester

Description: Church of St Mark

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188575

OS Grid Reference: SK5905605366
OS Grid Coordinates: 459056, 305366
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6428, -1.1286

Location: Foundry Lane, Leicester LE1 3HP

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 3HP

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Listing Text

In the entry for
Church of St Mark
The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)


SK 5905 5/212 Church of St Mark
1869 to 72. Architect Ewan Christian. Gothic style. Faced in purple
granite rubble, with stone dressings. Slate roofs. Large church with
nave and chancel in one with apsidal end, north and south aisles, north
transepts. Large south east tower with stone spire, pinnacles and round
stair turret. The south aisle has a series of staggered gables. Clerestory
lancets. Plate tracery. Interior three wide bays with circular piers
of polished granite and arches of red and buff stone, brick walls, shafted
clerestory and wagon roof of timber. West end of 1903 by Shearman. Stained
glass by Henry Holiday 1893 and Kempe 1895.

Listing NGR: SK5905605366

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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