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IoE Number: 212784
Photographer: Mr Adrian Shaw
Date Photographed: 12 March 2005
Date listed: 12 July 1985
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1985
Grade II

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SJ 78 NEALTRINCHAMSAINT JOHN'SROAD(north side)7/29Church of Saint

SJ 78 NE ALTRINCHAM SAINT JOHN'S ROAD (north side) 7/29 Church of Saint John the - Evangelist - II Church. 1865-6. J. Medland Taylor. Snecked stone, ashlar dressings and green and blue decorative slate roofs. Nave, clerestory, aisles, south-west tower, west porch with gallery above, transepts, polygonal chancel with vestry and organ chamber to either side. Stone bands (some coloured), overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roofs with coped gables. 3-bay clerestory and aisles have polygonal weathered buttresses, cusped circular clerestory lights and 2 2-light aisle windows in each bay with geometrical tracery. 3-stage tower has set-back weathered buttresses, small lancet openings to the first 2 stages, 2-light openings to the belfry. The broach spire has decorated bands and gabled lucarnes. 4-light transept windows and 3 2-light chancel windows. The vestry has a door and the organ chamber a window which are diagonally set. Interior: nave arcade has short columns with variously carved capitals and tall chamfered arches. Chancel arch has elaborate columnar corbels. Scissor-braced roof trusses. Good stained glass (some by Abbott and Co.), carved stone pulpit, and font on short columns with flying buttresses supporting the bowl.

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