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List Entry Summary

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: 1253560



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kingsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Dec-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436680

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KINGSLEY C.P. HOLLOW LANE SJ 57 NW (North Side) 2/129 Church of St. John. GV II Church, 1849, by George Gilbert Scott. Red squared snecked sandstone rubble; grey slate roofs. Recessed west tower and spire; nave with south porch and short north aisle; chancel; north sacristan. Tower of 1 stage above nave roof: square west buttresses; triangular belfy window with tracery of 3 circles; corbel table; splay-footed stone spire with lucarnes on cardinal faces and clock dials on 3 of oblique faces. Gabled porch; lean-to north aisle; cross-gabled sacristy. Late C13 detailing with lancet and Geometrical windows. Oak doors on ornate wrought iron hinges; shaped chimney to sacristy. Interior. West baptistry with arches to vestries north and south; tower arch with lower arch to each side to nave; red softwood north aisle arcade of 3 bays; arch-braced principal rafters, scissor-trussed common rafters;. corbelled chancel arch on semi-octagon responds. Wrought iron screen by Scott. Octagonal font. Early and mid C20 glass in chancel and easternmost window of north aisle. Stone reredos with polished granite columns.

Listing NGR: SJ5475275014

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National Grid Reference: SJ 54752 75014


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