CHURCH OF ST MARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1347187
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARK, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARK, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
St. Albans (District Authority)
Parish:
Colney Heath
National Grid Reference:
TL 19701 06170

Details

TL 10 NE COLNEY HEATH CHURCH LANE (west side) COLNEY HEATH

10/5 CHURCH OF ST MARK

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- 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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
163540
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977)

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: 05 Sep 1999
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