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Church of St John

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

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Latitude: 53.2702 / 53°16'12"N

Longitude: -2.6799 / 2°40'47"W

OS Eastings: 354752

OS Northings: 375014

OS Grid: SJ547750

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZQM.LF

Mapcode Global: WH884.T21B

Plus Code: 9C5V78CC+32

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436680

ID on this website: 101253560

Location: St John's Church, Kingsley, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Kingsley

Built-Up Area: Kingsley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Kingsley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Gothic Revival

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SJ 57 NW
(North Side)
2/129 Church of St. John.
Church, 1849, by George Gilbert Scott. Red squared snecked sandstone
rubble; grey slate roofs. Recessed west tower and spire; nave with
south porch and short north aisle; chancel; north sacristan. Tower of
1 stage above nave roof: square west buttresses; triangular belfy
window with tracery of 3 circles; corbel table; splay-footed stone
spire with lucarnes on cardinal faces and clock dials on 3 of oblique
faces. Gabled porch; lean-to north aisle; cross-gabled sacristy.
Late C13 detailing with lancet and Geometrical windows. Oak doors on
ornate wrought iron hinges; shaped chimney to sacristy.
Interior. West baptistry with arches to vestries north and south;
tower arch with lower arch to each side to nave; red softwood north
aisle arcade of 3 bays; arch-braced principal rafters,
scissor-trussed common rafters;. corbelled chancel arch on semi-octagon
responds. Wrought iron screen by Scott. Octagonal font. Early and
mid C20 glass in chancel and easternmost window of north aisle. Stone
reredos with polished granite columns.

Listing NGR: SJ5475275014

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