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

Name: CHURCH OF ST MARK WITH ST ANNE

List entry Number: 1209628

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARK WITH ST ANNE, TOLLINGTON PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityIslingtonLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 369387

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Details

ISLINGTON

TQ3086NE TOLLINGTON PARK 635-1/15/859 (South East side) 29/09/72 Church of St Mark with St Anne

GV II

Anglican church. 1853-54 by Alexander Dick Gough. Kentish ragstone in random rubble with Bath stone dressings; roof of Welsh slate. Single-bay sanctuary, chancel flanked by vestries, wide transepts of the same height as chancel and nave, north and south aisles, south-west tower and spire. Three-light east window with colonnettes, but not easily visible; spherical triangle to south wall of sanctuary and to clerestory of chancel above vestries, which have lancet windows; south transept has pointed-arched entrance under a shallow gable with three lancets above with colonnettes; single lancet in gable; south aisle has four lancets with colonnettes and hoodmoulds between buttresses; clerestory windows are circular cinquefoils; the north aisle is similar but of six bays; north transept not visible. Gabled west end with diagonal buttresses, pointed-arched entrance with engaged columns with foliage capitals and dogtooth ornament to the archivolt; west window of three lancets with colonnettes and hoodmould, the central one taller; tower in penultimate bay of south side with diagonal buttresses to first three stages, third bay a clock stage; bell stage with paired lancets framed by colonettes with nailhead ornament to the archivolt; much decayed Evangelists as gargoyles at the four corners of the broach spire, with lucarnes to the cardinal faces. Gabled spirelet to crossing. INTERIOR: has shallow sanctuary framed by multi-shafted pointed arch; chancel and transepts form three spaces marked off from each other only by the corbelled wall shafts; aisles of four bays to the south and six to the north, but two bays on the north at the west end now closed off; the arcade consists of alternate circular and octagonal columns, the circular columns with shaft rings and roll mouldings to the capitals; deep gallery originally open underneath, now closed off; queen-post roof with arched braces and decorative struts, reaching considerable complexity at the crossing. Mid-C19 altar table with trefoiled painted panels; encaustic tiling to floor of chancel; arcaded pulpit carried on short columns.

Listing NGR: TQ3069986819

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30699 86819

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