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Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Utkinton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1855 / 53°11'7"N

Longitude: -2.6431 / 2°38'34"W

OS Eastings: 357125

OS Northings: 365567

OS Grid: SJ571655

Mapcode National: GBR 7N.36J2

Mapcode Global: WH99P.C6N9

Plus Code: 9C5V59P4+5Q

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57458

ID on this website: 101135842

Location: St John and St Cross's Church, Cotebrook, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Utkinton and Cotebrook

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Tarporley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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SJ 56 NE
(East Side) Cotebrook
6/32 Church of St John


Church: 1874-5 by G E Street. Tooled red sandstone rubble with
ashlar dressings. Red tile roof and pierced ridge. 4-bay nave under
a steeply pitched roof, short chancel over a basement vestry and a
small north-east tower. Small rectangular nave windows of 3 trefoil
headed lights. Chancel has a sill band and 2 lancets over a basement
with a door with a shaped Caernarvon arch and a 2-light chamfered
mullioned window. East end is divided by a low buttress and has a
triple lancet window with weak trefoil heads. Small rectangular tower
in the angle between nave and chancel has buttresses to 1st storey. A
band rises above the clock and above this are thin louvred lancet bell
openings. Pyramidal cap with weathervane. West window has an
interesting arrangement of 4 lancets with trefoil heads and a
quatrefoil above. To left side is a chamfered and moulded 2-centred
arched entrance to an internal porch with a simpler door.
Interior: Nave contains the porch. Windows have splayed reveals and
segmental heads. Arch-braced roof with cut wind-braced purlins.
Chancel arch has a triple hollow chamfered moulding and the chancel is
vaulted in brick with bands of stone. Memorial east window to Sir P de
M G Egerton by Kempe 1882. C17 painting of the Adoration of the Magi
over the altar. Octofoil font on cluster of 8 shafts.

Listing NGR: SJ5712565567

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