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Latitude: 53.2613 / 53°15'40"N
Longitude: -2.7547 / 2°45'16"W
OS Eastings: 349752
OS Northings: 374079
OS Grid: SJ497740
Mapcode National: GBR 9Z6Q.DM
Mapcode Global: WH883.N9F4
Entry Name: Church of St John
Listing Date: 6 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1330157
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57160
Location: Alvanley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA6
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Alvanley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Alvanley
Church of England Diocese: Chester
ALVANLEY C.P. MANLEY ROAD
SJ 47 SE
North East Side
4/14 Church of St. John.
Church 1860 by J S Crowther (architect's ground plan in Cheshire
Record Office) at expense of Catherine Emma Arden, youngest daughter
of Richard 1st Baron Alvanley. Red sandstone; gabled grey slate
roofs. Early Decorated style. Nave with aisles under separate roofs;
chancel with north vestry. Nave of 4 bays has corbelled west belfry
with small steeple (2 bells). Geometrical west windows: of 3 lights
to nave; of 2 lights to north aisle; Y- tracery widows to north aisle:
1 Y-tracery window and two 2-light windows with trefoil heads to south
aisle; round Geometrical window to east end of north aisle; Y-tracery
window to east end of north aisle. 2-light Geometrical north and
south window to chancel; 3-light Geometrical east window. Coped
gables have ornate crosses as finials.
Interior: Simple arcades with circular columns and double-chamfered
arches. Chancel arch has capitals only to corbelled responds; simple
chamfered arch. Arched organ screen contains 4 sub-arches on polished
marble columns, with Geometrical tracery. Nave stone-floored between
pews; choir and chancel have encaustic tiles. Armorial glass. A
good, largely unaltered interior with furnishings.
Listing NGR: SJ4975274079
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