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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1138997

Location

CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityBollington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57931

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History

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Details

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CHURCH STREET (West Side)

2/14 Church of St. John the Baptist.

II

Church: 1832-4 by Hayley and Brown for the Church Commissioners. Hammer-dressed buff sandstone with ashlar dressings, and Welsh slate roof. The church has a 5-bay nave, short chancel, west tower and small vestry at the east. Bays of nave, divided by set-back buttresses, have tall splayed 2-light windows with Y-tracery, under a continuous label mould. Embattled parapets. Nave ends in octagonal buttresses with pointed finials. Similar buttresses to chancel which has a triple lancet window. 4-stage tower has similar corner buttresses and on flanking walls. Rebated pointed west doorcase has a 3-light window with intersecting tracery above. 3rd stage has a clock and 4th stage louvred bell openings similar to nave windows. Embattled top. Interior: Galleries on 3 sides, erected 1854, have lancet moulded panels, and are supported on clusters of 4 thin iron columns. Remainder of interior altered.

Listing NGR: SJ9389977781

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National Grid Reference: SJ 93899 77781

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