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Church of St Mark, West Allen

Description: Church of St Mark

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240354

OS Grid Reference: NY7825352452
OS Grid Coordinates: 378253, 552452
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8664, -2.3403

Location: Chapel Bank, West Allen, Northumberland NE47 8DD

Locality: West Allen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 8DD

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Listing Text


14/237 Church of St. Mark


Parish Church, 1871 by Haswell. Rubble with dressings, blue slate roof with
2 purple bands and orange ridge tiles. Rectangular structure with canted
apse, south porch linked to south-west tower and small vestry on north. Tower,
stepped in 3 stages has paired belfry openings with central shafts and
chamfered pointed arches above lintels, square stone spire with 2 bands of
tegulated ornament. Projecting porch has pointed arch of 2 chamfered orders;
to east of porch 3 lancets. West end has two stepped buttresses, the northern
set between 2 trefoiled lancets which share a continuous hoodmould. East end
has a trefoiled lancet in each face of the apse. On north are 4 lancets to
west-of vestry which has a boarded door on the west and a 2-light window with
pointed heads above lintels, on the north.

Interior without any structural division. Arch-braced roof trusses carried
on moulded corbels; simple furnishings include font in C13 style.

Listing NGR: NY7825352452

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Source: English Heritage

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