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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1384540



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


District: Wigan

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jul-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 484975

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SD50SE VICTORIA STREET, Newtown 24-1/5/132 Church of St Mark 11/07/83


Church. 1891-2. By Heaton and Ralph of Wigan. Coursed sandstone rubble, slate roofs. Early English style, with some Arts-and-Crafts motifs. PLAN: nave with north and south aisles, south porch, south transept, south-east tower, chancel with north vestry. EXTERIOR: the 4-bay nave has pilasters, pairs of cusped lancets to the clerestory, and a large 5-light west window with cusped lights and multifoil tracery. The low lean-to aisles have mullioned windows of 2 and 3 round-headed lights; the south aisle has a gabled porch to the 1st bay with a moulded segmental-pointed arched doorway and ridged gable coping with an apex cross, and a short transept to the 4th bay with 2 cusped lancets and a rose window with circular trefoil tracery. The squat 3-stage tower has a polygonal south-east stair-turret up to the 2nd stage, one-light cusped windows to the 1st and 2nd stages, pairs of cusped lancet belfry windows and an embattled parapet. The 2-bay chancel has 2-centred arched 2-light windows in the south side and a large 2-centred arched 5-light east window with tracery. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SD5664704722

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National Grid Reference: SD 56647 04722


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