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Latitude: 53.3031 / 53°18'11"N
Longitude: -2.3729 / 2°22'22"W
OS Eastings: 375247
OS Northings: 378522
OS Grid: SJ752785
Mapcode National: GBR CZW7.2N
Mapcode Global: WH997.J78M
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 18 January 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388324
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476332
Location: Knutsford, Cheshire East, WA16
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Knutsford
Built-Up Area: Knutsford
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Knutsford St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ7478 CHURCH HILL
792-1/3/13 (South East side)
18/01/49 Church of St John the Baptist
Parish church. 1741-4. By J Garlive. Chancel 1879 by A
Darbyshire. Brick with stone dressings and slate roof.
PLAN: west tower, galleried nave expressed as 2 storeys,
EXTERIOR: 4-stage west tower with west doorway with
round-arched window over, round-arched bell chamber light in
upper stage, and clock below. Modillion brackets to parapet,
which is swept between urns on angles. 2-storeyed nave with
stone plinth, angle quoins and string course, the parapet
alternating solid and balustraded panels. 4 round-arched upper
windows, 3 below, with doorway to SW in pedimented case with
rusticated architrave, and round-arched inner door. Similar NW
doorway. Tripartite window to shallow chancel, which is
flanked to the north by organ chamber possibly a somewhat
later addition, and by late C20 work to the south.
INTERIOR: nave with classical arcade of 4 bays, Tuscan columns
on high bases carrying semicircular arches. Gallery to west,
north and south with wood panelling. High console brackets
articulate squared chancel arch. Low stone wall with cast-iron
rail and integral wood and cast-iron pulpit divides the
chancel. Wood panelling to chancel probably a late C19
addition, a classical style with dado and cornice, divided by
STAINED GLASS: triple window to east, with stained glass of
1861, representing the Baptism of Christ.
Windows in north and south aisles form a series in a similar
Renaissance style depicting Old and New Testament scenes,
dated 1868, 1895, 1919 and 1921 and signed, Heaton Butler and
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Cheshire: Harmondsworth:
Listing NGR: SJ7524778522
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