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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilden Sutton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2078 / 53°12'28"N

Longitude: -2.8266 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 344890

OS Northings: 368181

OS Grid: SJ448681

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.1XKK

Mapcode Global: WH888.KM7N

Plus Code: 9C5V655F+49

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 1 June 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229368

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404196

ID on this website: 101229368

Location: St John the Baptist's Church, Guilden Sutton, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Guilden Sutton

Built-Up Area: Guilden Sutton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Guilden Sutton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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5/10 Church of St John the



Church: 1815 (Pevsner and Hubbard), but nave has C16 work. English
garden wall bond orange brick with lines of vertical timbers and wall
plate visible in nave. Welsh slate roof. 5-bay nave and chancel in
one range, south porch and octagonal louvred bellcote. Dentil brick
cornice. Windows of nave and chancel are simple and have
semi-circular brick heads. Gabled porch has a pair of half-glazed
doors. East window, lancet shaped with 2 wooden mullions.
Interior: Very plain with raised chancel and wooden chancel screen.
Partly exposed kingpost trusses with diagonal braces, all heavily
cusped. Circular stone front dated 1635 and doorway with twisted
balusters dated 1698. Painted memorial plaque to Whitehead family,
probably by Randle Holme III.

The former chancel blew down in 1802 and it is reported that Sir J T
Stanley of Alderley rebuilt the church by 1810 when he sold the
living. Ormerod G, History of Cheshire, 1819.

Listing NGR: SJ4489068181

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