CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1330157
Date first listed:
06-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, MANLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN, MANLEY ROAD

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Alvanley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 49752 74079

Details

ALVANLEY C.P. MANLEY ROAD SJ 47 SE North East Side 4/14 Church of St. John. GV II Church 1860 by J S Crowther (architect's ground plan in Cheshire Record Office) at expense of Catherine Emma Arden, youngest daughter of Richard 1st Baron Alvanley. Red sandstone; gabled grey slate roofs. Early Decorated style. Nave with aisles under separate roofs; chancel with north vestry. Nave of 4 bays has corbelled west belfry with small steeple (2 bells). Geometrical west windows: of 3 lights to nave; of 2 lights to north aisle; Y- tracery widows to north aisle: 1 Y-tracery window and two 2-light windows with trefoil heads to south aisle; round Geometrical window to east end of north aisle; Y-tracery window to east end of north aisle. 2-light Geometrical north and south window to chancel; 3-light Geometrical east window. Coped gables have ornate crosses as finials. Interior: Simple arcades with circular columns and double-chamfered arches. Chancel arch has capitals only to corbelled responds; simple chamfered arch. Arched organ screen contains 4 sub-arches on polished marble columns, with Geometrical tracery. Nave stone-floored between pews; choir and chancel have encaustic tiles. Armorial glass. A good, largely unaltered interior with furnishings.

Listing NGR: SJ4975274079

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
57160
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: 12 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05378/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr John L. Wishlade. Source Historic England Archive
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