CHURCH OF ST MARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207099
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARK, HYLTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARK, HYLTON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 38739 56983

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE HYLTON ROAD 920-1/4/126 (South side) Church of St Mark

II

Parish church. 1872. By Joseph Potts & Son; major benefactor James Hartley, glassmaker. Snecked stone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof, with fishscale bands on chancel, stone gable copings and bellcote. Chancel with apse, N vestry and S organ chamber, aisled nave with transepts, N and W porches, clerestory W of transepts. Early English style. EXTERIOR: low E apse has 3 lancets. All doors boarded with elaborate hinges in shafted surrounds with flower stopped dripmoulds over 2-centred arches. N door, under gable with fleur-de-lys finial, set in pent porch between prominent buttresses against N transept which rise to gable, framing 4 cusped lights over porch and cusped six-foil roundel in shafted panel in gable peak. Single lights flank porch and buttresses. W paired doors have similar treatment with 3 buttresses, a large window over each door, and a roundel in pointed arched panel in gable flanked by 2-light W aisle windows with plate tracery. Shafts have stiff-leaf capitals. Windows are cusped lancets, paired in aisles and stepped in 3-light vestry and clerestory windows. Low wide pent aisle roofs W of transepts, low wide transept roofs, gabled vestry, stone cross finial on E nave gable,and high gabled W bellcote with cusped bell arch between shafts supporting gabled kneelers. INTERIOR: painted plaster and painted ashlar with ashlar dressings, arch-braced collar and king post roof on chevron-moulded corbels. 4-bay nave and transept arcades have wide 4-centred arches with recessed chamfers on round piers with crocket capitals. High pointed chancel arch. N transept has arcaded rerearch to 4 lights over porch. Segmental-headed rerearches to all windows. Perpendicular reredos, tiled chancel floor, painted Gothic stone pulpit with brass and wrought-iron rail, similar Communion rail, shaped pew ends,and flagged floor in nave. Stained glass includes high quality St George in N porch. (Corfe T and Milburn G: Buildings and Beliefs: Sunderland: 1984-: 15).

Listing NGR: NZ3873956983

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391502
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Corfe, T, Milburn, G, Buildings and Beliefs, (1984), 15

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01201/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr B.G. Carroll. Source Historic England Archive
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