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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: 1329818



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Winsford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57378

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WINSFORD FORMER U.D. DELAMERE STREET SJ 66 NW 4/94 Church of St John the Evangelist. - - II Church. 1860-63. By John Douglas for Lord Delamere. Snecked red sandstone with dressings of red sandstone ashlar and grey slate roof. Decorated Gothic style. Nave with side aisles, chancel, south-western tower, north-eastern vestry. Tower: three stages with spire. Slightly set back angle buttresses with off-sets. South face. Two-light ground floor window with cusped lights, chamfered surround and relieving arch over. To left hand side in the angles to either side of the buttress are canted walls to the staircase turret. String course dividing stages with single lancet to second stage with casement moulding to underside of hood mould, which has floral label stops. Two-light belfry openings above with louvres and cusped lancets with trefoils to apexes and continuous hood moulds with figure-head label stops. Columns between windows with crocketed capital and similar larger columns to corners. Corbel table above this immediately below spire which is octagonal and broached with lucarnes to the main faces and a wrought iron cross as finial. West face similar save that it has a wrought iron open clock face at the level of the belfry openings. East face similar save for absence of staircase turret. Nave: south front; tower at left, four bays to right of this have 2-light windows with ovolo moulded surrounds. Clerestorey windows also of two lights have columns with crocket capitals to central mullions. North side similar, save for gabled porch at right having arched doorway with hood mould and chamfered reveals. Roundel above containing bust in relief of Jesus in act of benediction. Clasping buttresses to the corners of the porch with off-sets and single-light cusped windows to the sides of the porch. Vestry at left has clasping buttresses with off sets, a triple lancet with continuous hood mould and floral end-stops and a rose window to the gable with hood mould and figurehead label stops. Chimney stack rising from centre of gable with two flues. Chancel: north sides obscured at right by vestry and with one 2-light window to left with cusped lights and quatrefoil above continuous hood mould and floral lable stops. South face has two similar windows. East face: Central window of 4 cusped lights with tracery above two trefoils and a quatrefoil to the apex. Quatrefoil to the apex of the gable and a cross above at summit with ashlar kneelers and coping. Interior: nave of 5 bays has round shafts to aisle arcades with Decorated capitals. Ashlar voussoirs to arches which have double rebates. Roundels above between arches. Aisle clerestory windows have splayed window surrounds with cambered heads. Ashlar corbels supporting wall posts of trusses which are of scissor beam construction. Chancel has stone panelling at east end including alabaster model of the Last Supper.

Listing NGR: SJ6347866268

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National Grid Reference: SJ 63478 66268


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