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Church of St Mark

A Grade II Listed Building in Colney Heath, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7415 / 51°44'29"N

Longitude: -0.2677 / 0°16'3"W

OS Eastings: 519701

OS Northings: 206170

OS Grid: TL197061

Mapcode National: GBR H8D.R4C

Mapcode Global: VHGPR.9HTB

Entry Name: Church of St Mark

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 163540

Location: Colney Heath, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

District: St. Albans

Civil Parish: Colney Heath

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Colney Heath St Mark

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(west side)



- II

Parish church. 1845, in a Norman and early Gothic style of North
Italian inspiration. Yellow stock brick with stone dressings.
Welsh slate roof. Single aisle with an apsidal E end. NW
campanile tower with sprocketed spire. Large gabled N porch with
heavy stone columns and an attached open staircase leading to
tower. The nave has round-headed lancets, 5 on S side. Apse
with 3 lancets and inset stone colonnettes with cushion capitals.
The porch capitals are leaf-carved and carry roll-moulded arches.
Thin colonnettes to open staircase. Campanile has angle
buttresses to lower part. Small 1st floor lancets with
colonnettes; miniature arcade above. Clockfaces to 2nd stage.
3rd stage with 3 colonnettes and twin-louvred belfry lights.
Lozenge patterned eaves band. Wide soffit. Plate traceried W
window. Interior has apse treated as niche with ribbed vault,
panels alternating with lancets. W gallery on thin cast iron
columns. (Pevsner (1977)).

Listing NGR: TL1970106170

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