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All Saints' Church
All Saints' Church, West Markham
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All Saints' Church
53°14′43.92″N 0°55′15.54″W / 53.2455333°N 0.9209833°W / 53.2455333; -0.9209833
Location West Markham
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Dedication All Saints
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Bells 1 (Half Wheel)
Parish Markham Clinton
Deanery Newark and Southwell
Archdeaconry Newark
Diocese Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham
Province York

All Saints' Church is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England serving the parish of Markham Clinton in West Markham, Nottinghamshire.


The church was built in the 12th century. It was repaired in 1872 and restored between 1930 and 1945. It is in a parish with two other churches:

Somewhat confusingly, Milton Mausoleum is sometimes also referred to as All Saints' Church, West Markham.


The church contains an organ dating from 1860 by Bevington and Sons.


The church has one bell which is "swing chimed", it is hung on half a wheel.


The church is the burial place of Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle. After his wife died in 1822, the 4th Duke built a church and mausoleum at Milton, Nottinghamshire. In 1833, when the new church at Milton was finished, it became the parish church, replacing the old one at West Markham. This situation was reversed, however, in 1949 when All Saints was reinstated as the parish church, and the Duke's mausoleum was left to decay. Milton Church, now simply a mausoleum, was finally rescued in 1972 when the Churches Conservation Trust took it into guardianship.

Group of Churches

West Markham church is part of the Tuxford Benefice.

  • St Nicholas, Tuxford
  • All Saints', West Markham
  • All Saints', Weston
  • St Matthew, Normanton on Trent;and
  • St Wilfrid, Marnham


The present Priest in Charge for the Benefice is Rev Wall, the Curate is Rev Dunk.

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