SJ9391 : St Mark's Church

taken 7 years ago, near to Romiley, Stockport, Great Britain

St Mark's Church
St Mark's Church
St Mark's, here viewed from Redhouse Lane, is the Church of England (Anglican) church for Woodley and parts of Bredbury in Stockport.
St Mark's, Bredbury and Woodley
St Mark's Church lies between Redhouse Lane and Stockport Road. It serves the joint parish of Bredbury and Woodley. It is a grade II listed building. LinkExternal link

It was built 1847-8 by Shellard for the Church Commissioners with dressed stone, ashlar and slate roofs. It has a 3-sided gallery plan with small chancel and a west tower flanked by entrance bays. There is a 5-bay nave and aisles without clerestory. Projecting stone plinth, sill band, eaves band, coped parapet and coped gables with octagonal corner pinnacles. Each bay has paired lancets with colonnettes and a weathered gableted buttress (angled at corners).

The 5-stage tower has set-back buttresses which are transformed at the fifth stage in octagonal corner columns to rise as ornate pinnacles. There is a clock in the third stage and 2-light belfry openings with clock and parapet above.

Church website: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 29 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9312 9192 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.4417N 2:6.2999W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9312 9188
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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