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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Bollington, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.297 / 53°17'49"N

Longitude: -2.093 / 2°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 393899

OS Northings: 377781

OS Grid: SJ938777

Mapcode National: GBR FZT9.NV

Mapcode Global: WHBBH.TDJB

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 9 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57931

Location: Bollington, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Bollington

Built-Up Area: Bollington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bollington

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CHURCH STREET
(West Side)

2/14 Church of St. John the
Baptist.

II

Church: 1832-4 by Hayley and Brown for the Church Commissioners.
Hammer-dressed buff sandstone with ashlar dressings, and Welsh slate
roof. The church has a 5-bay nave, short chancel, west tower and
small vestry at the east. Bays of nave, divided by set-back
buttresses, have tall splayed 2-light windows with Y-tracery, under a
continuous label mould. Embattled parapets. Nave ends in octagonal
buttresses with pointed finials. Similar buttresses to chancel which
has a triple lancet window. 4-stage tower has similar corner
buttresses and on flanking walls. Rebated pointed west doorcase has a
3-light window with intersecting tracery above. 3rd stage has a clock
and 4th stage louvred bell openings similar to nave windows.
Embattled top.
Interior: Galleries on 3 sides, erected 1854, have lancet moulded
panels, and are supported on clusters of 4 thin iron columns.
Remainder of interior altered.


Listing NGR: SJ9389977781

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