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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Smallwood, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1382 / 53°8'17"N

Longitude: -2.2913 / 2°17'28"W

OS Eastings: 380610

OS Northings: 360152

OS Grid: SJ806601

Mapcode National: GBR 019.9HQ

Mapcode Global: WH9B1.SD31

Plus Code: 9C5V4PQ5+7F

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56575

Location: Smallwood, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Smallwood

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Smallwood St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

SMALLWOOD C.P. CHURCH LANE
SJ 86 SW
4/101 Church of St John
Baptist
-
GV II

Church. 1845. By C & J Trubshaw. Coursed yellow sandstone rubble
with ashlar dressings and a slate roof. Nave. South-west porch and
north-eastern vestry. The nave has to its western end a projecting
plinth common to the whole building, two lancet windows above a
stepped string-course. Angle buttresses to the corners. Lancet to
gable, which has an ashlar coping and supports an ashlar bellcote with
offsets and a single bell-opening. The southern face has a projecting
gabled porch at left of centre with a moulded archway. To left of
this are a pair of lancets and at right are two single lancets and a
pair of lancets divided by buttresses with offsets. Similar
arrangement of raised lancets to the north side with a gabled
projecting vestry at left. The chancel has 2 windows at south with
Y-tracery. The eastern window is of 3 stepped lights and the north
side has one Y-tracery window at right.
Interior: The nave has 6 pseudo-hammerbeam trusses which rest upon
ashlar corbels. The chancel roof has three trusses with arched
braces. To the western end of the nave is an organ case with a
panelled wooden lower body and painted pipes above.


Listing NGR: SJ8061060152

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