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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.


List entry Number: 1283074



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 387926

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SJ89SE BARLOW ROAD, Levenshulme 698-1/9/722 (South East side) Church of St Mark


Church. 1908, by C.T.Taylor. Red brick in English bond, with dressings of matt white terracotta, red tiled roof. Arts and Crafts style with Art Nouveau detailing. Low nave and aisles under 3-span roof, with south-west tower, west baptistery, south chapel and north organ house continued from aisles, chancel. The short 3-stage tower with diagonal buttresses and emphatic bands has a depressed arched west doorway and a similar arch in the east side containing a small window, a clockface in the 2nd stage, depressed arched 3-light louvred belfry windows to the 3rd stage with weathered sills, and terracotta Art Nouveau battlements. The baptistery to the left is canted, the upper half in terracotta with mullioned windows of 2, 3 and 2 lights. The west end of the nave above this has a depressed arched 5-light traceried window, a gable with terracotta patterning and coping with kneelers, and to the left a broad pilaster with checker-board patterning. The south aisle and chapel, 5+2 bays, and the north aisle and organ house, 2+2 bays, have battered buttresses; the aisles have segmental-pointed 3-light mullioned windows with arched outer lights, while the chapel has 3-light mullion and transom windows; and the chancel has a large 5-light window with Arts and Crafts tracery. Interior: arcades of cylindrical terracotta piers with Art Nouveau pendent decoration, moulded caps and 2-centred arches; very wide depressed chancel arch, organ house arch and chapel arch with quatrefoil piers and convex springing to the arches; nave with gently raked floor and wooden barrel vaulted roof with brattished beams; sedilia and piscina with terracotta tracery; pitch-pine pews all furnished with hinged brass umbrella brackets.

Listing NGR: SJ8815794334

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National Grid Reference: SJ 88157 94334


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