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Statutory Address:

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

Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 24704 87025


SJ 28 NW HOYLAKE FRANKBY ROAD (north side) Frankby

4/14 Church of St. John the - Divine

- II

Church. 1861-2. By W. and J. Hay. Stone with banded slate roof. 3-bay nave with north aisle and chancel with north vestry. Nave has 2-light windows with Geometrical tracery between buttresses. South gabled porch has entrance of one order and small stained glass lights. West end has angle buttresses and 2 traceried lights with quatrefoil above; traceried light to aisle and stack to junction of nave and aisle. Aisle has paired trefoil-headed lights. Lean-to vestry has trefoil-headed lights, entrance with shouldered lintel and 2-light east window. Nave east gable has bell- cote. Chancel has diagonal buttresses and 3-light east window; south traceried light, and high-placed small cusped light to sanctuary. Interior: Arcade on round columns, hood moulds with angel stops. Collar-truss roof with laminated arch braces on corbels. Round font has interlaced blind arcading. Dole cupboard mounted on wall, possibly C18, has turned balusters to doors. 4 brass chandeliers. Chancel arch has corbels with figures, to south side a sower. Pulpit has canted ends and cusped niche. Chancel has north organ loft with painted organ pipes and case. Panelled roof painted with IHS monogram and eagle of St. John; cornice has Tudor flower ornament. East wall has timber panelling. 2 cusped sedilia with central colonnette to south. Walls have panels with IHS monogram and 4 paintings in bolection moulded frames. Corona Lucis at west end of chancel. The church has an excellent series of stained glass windows. North aisle windows are Morris and Co. (Burne-Jones) 1873. Chancel south-east (1877) and vestry, north (1870) by C.E. Kempe. Chancel east (1859), south-west (1860s), nave south (1860s), nave west (1868) and aisle north (1870s) by Clayton and Bell.

Listing NGR: SJ2470487025


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

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Date: 21 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05040/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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