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Latitude: 53.0023 / 53°0'8"N
Longitude: -2.8359 / 2°50'9"W
OS Eastings: 344002
OS Northings: 345329
OS Grid: SJ440453
Mapcode National: GBR 7D.GTY0
Mapcode Global: WH897.DSTP
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 1 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129936
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55180
Location: Threapwood, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Threapwood
Built-Up Area: Threapwood
Traditional County: Flintshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 44 NW THREAPWOOD SARN ROAD
3/39 Church of St John
Church, formerly an extraparochial chapel 1815. Brick, slate roof.
Rectangular intact Georgian church. West end has pedimented gables
and brick pilaster strips at angles and either side of central moulded
pedimented doorcase which is in timber. Brick band at eaves level,
gable modillions. East end is plain, north and south sides are
symmetrical, with 5 windows with stone cills, brick heads and iron
glazing bars, 2 to each side of door; one blind window over door,
which has moulded timber doorcase. Brick plinth is chamfered and has
moulded stone caps at angles. Octagonal open cupola at west end has
ogival lead roof, and finial.
Interior: Iron galleries with timber rail round 3 walls supported an
iron columns broken at west end by pedimented panelled timber niche
with scroll brackets over door. Similar iron altar rail and front to
pews. 2 box pews at sides of altar for the patrons, the Broughton and
Kenyon families, have brass name plates. Panelled timber reredos in 3
parts, bearing Lords Prayer and Credo to left and right and extract
from Exodus in divided central panel. Moulded cornice continues as
base of gallery. Octagonal pulpit, reading desk. 2 brass chandeliers
(1817). Pevsner and Hubbard. Richards.
Listing NGR: SJ4400245329
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