CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1139352
Date first listed:
23-Dec-1983
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, CHESTER ROAD

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

District:
Warrington (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Walton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 59846 85254

Details

SJ 58 NE WALTON C.P. CHESTER ROAD (South East side) 2/53 Church of St John the Evangelist

GV II*

Church, 1885, Decorated, by Paley and Austin at expense of Sir Gilbert Greenall. Red snecked sandstone with graded Westmorland green slate roofs. Cruciform with 3-bay aisleless nave; oak-framed south porch on 6-foot sandstone plinth; massive 4-stage tower (chequer-work in 3rd stage) with recessed octagonal spire of stone and octagonal north-west stair-turret; transepts; chancel of 2 bays with south vestry. Windows have reticulated and panel tracery; the west window and those to north side of chancel and west side of transepts are square-headed. Interior. Barrel roof to nave and chancel with boarded lining in panels, each carrying a stencilled pattern; arch-braced transept roofs; rib-vaulted crossing; sedilia in south side of chancel; reredos with carved crucifixion; marble font, oak pulpit on stone base; oak pews and altar-rail; tiled floors.

The church is the principal building of the Walton Hall estate village (circa 1850 to 1912 ), built at the expense of the Greenall family, brewers and distillers, of Warrington.

Listing NGR: SJ5984685254

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
58992
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06013/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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