CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067961

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, SAINT JOHN'S ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, SAINT JOHN'S ROAD

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

District: Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 76616 87375

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History

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Details

SJ 78 NE ALTRINCHAM SAINT JOHN'S ROAD (north side)

7/29 Church of Saint John the - Evangelist

- II

Church. 1865-6. J. Medland Taylor. Snecked stone, ashlar dressings and green and blue decorative slate roofs. Nave, clerestory, aisles, south-west tower, west porch with gallery above, transepts, polygonal chancel with vestry and organ chamber to either side. Stone bands (some coloured), overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roofs with coped gables. 3-bay clerestory and aisles have polygonal weathered buttresses, cusped circular clerestory lights and 2 2-light aisle windows in each bay with geometrical tracery. 3-stage tower has set-back weathered buttresses, small lancet openings to the first 2 stages, 2-light openings to the belfry. The broach spire has decorated bands and gabled lucarnes. 4-light transept windows and 3 2-light chancel windows. The vestry has a door and the organ chamber a window which are diagonally set. Interior: nave arcade has short columns with variously carved capitals and tall chamfered arches. Chancel arch has elaborate columnar corbels. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Good stained glass (some by Abbott and Co.), carved stone pulpit, and font on short columns with flying buttresses supporting the bowl.

Listing NGR: SJ7661687375

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212784

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