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Church of St Mark, Lambeth

Description: Church of St Mark

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 204334

OS Grid Reference: TQ3120677520
OS Grid Coordinates: 531206, 177520
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4814, -0.1119

Location: Camberwell New Road, Lambeth, Greater London SE11 4BT

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE11 4BT

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Listing Text

1. (east side)

Church of St Mark
TQ 3177 8/240 19.10.51


1822-24 built by D R Roper to the design of A B Clayton. Greek revival church
of sandstone with Portland stone tetrastyle Doric porch in antis, up 8 steps.
Above the pediment a square tower bearing octagonal drum and open round Ionic
stage with cupola; the whole decorated with acroteria. Single entrance, under
small window, to narthex. Church splays out beyond to hold aisles. Five-bay
returns with segment-headed windows on each floor. Pilaster bay divisions support
entablature. Side entrances to narthex; and crypt entrances further east. Projecting
centre at east with large window. Inside shows gallery on Doric columns round
3 sides. Aisles and galleries walled off in reconstruction after war damage;
but screen of 2 tall piers of Ionic columns before east window remains. Central
glass dome. C17 pulpit from St Michael, Wood Street.

Listing NGR: TQ3120677520

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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