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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: 1287518



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cuddington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 402168

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CUDDINGTON C.P. NORLEY ROAD SJ 67 SW (South Side) Sandiway 4/28 Church of St John the Evangelist - GV II

Church: dated 1902 by and partly at the expense of john Douglas. Tower completed some years later as his memorial. Irregularly coursed tooled red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Lakeland slate roof. 4-bay nave and taller 3-bay chancel, south porch, vestry and 3-stage west tower. Perpendicular style nave. Decorated elements elsewhere. Gabled porch has a carved inscription over a 4-centred arched door. Nave has pairs of 2-light rectangular windows with panel tracery and a continuous label mould. Between nave and chancel is a triangular headed buttresses with an angel on the face. Chancel has a corbel table and a mixture of simple 2 and 3-light 4-centred arched windows. Figure of St John in niche. 5-light east window with flamboyant but uncusped tracery. The north side has a slightly different pattern of windows. Tower has diagonal buttresses and a plain 3-light west window above which are 5 strip pilasters that rise to the top of the tower, where they form cusped heads, the central pair being over louvred bell openings. Embattled parapet. On the south side of the tower is a door to a projecting stair turret which ends at the 2nd stage. Interior: The nave has a moulded cornice and the pairs of nave windows are divided by a free standing octagonal pier. Arch-braced collar trusses are carried on heavy corbels. Tower arch over an octagonal font and a Della Robbia (Birkenhead) panel in the wall. Chancel has an arcade of Perpendicular openings to the organ console which carries a carved and figured organ case. Quaint 2-seat sedilia and aumbry. Panelled roof with foliage bosses over the sanctuary.

Listing NGR: SJ6057971144

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National Grid Reference: SJ 60579 71144


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