St Mark's, Winshill
|St Mark's, Winshill|
A view of St Mark's from the south
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
|Province||Province of Canterbury|
|Vicar(s)||Rev Michael Mookerji|
Built to the west of Winshill and commanding a prominent spot high above Burton upon Trent, St Mark's is a landmark that can be seen for miles along the valley of the River Trent.
St Mark's church was
(...) paid for by the brewer John Gretton of Bladon House (d. 1867), was opened in 1869. It served a district chapelry, established within Holy Trinity ecclesiastical parish in 1867 and covering the whole of Winshill. (...) Because it was still in Derbyshire, Winshill was transferred in 1884 from Diocese of Lichfield to the newly created diocese of Southwell, where it remained until 1927 when taken into Diocese of Derby.