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IoE Number: 402168
Location: CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, NORLEY ROAD (south side)
  CUDDINGTON, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr R.G. Noxon
Date Photographed: 30 July 2000
Date listed: 18 July 1986
Date of last amendment: 18 July 1986
Grade II

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CUDDINGTON C.P.NORLEY ROADSJ 67 SW (South Side) Sandiway4/28Church of St John theEvangelist

CUDDINGTON C.P. NORLEY ROAD SJ 67 SW (South Side) Sandiway 4/28 Church of St John the Evangelist - GV II Church: dated 1902 by and partly at the expense of john Douglas. Tower completed some years later as his memorial. Irregularly coursed tooled red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Lakeland slate roof. 4-bay nave and taller 3-bay chancel, south porch, vestry and 3-stage west tower. Perpendicular style nave. Decorated elements elsewhere. Gabled porch has a carved inscription over a 4-centred arched door. Nave has pairs of 2-light rectangular windows with panel tracery and a continuous label mould. Between nave and chancel is a triangular headed buttresses with an angel on the face. Chancel has a corbel table and a mixture of simple 2 and 3-light 4-centred arched windows. Figure of St John in niche. 5-light east window with flamboyant but uncusped tracery. The north side has a slightly different pattern of windows. Tower has diagonal buttresses and a plain 3-light west window above which are 5 strip pilasters that rise to the top of the tower, where they form cusped heads, the central pair being over louvred bell openings. Embattled parapet. On the south side of the tower is a door to a projecting stair turret which ends at the 2nd stage. Interior: The nave has a moulded cornice and the pairs of nave windows are divided by a free standing octagonal pier. Arch-braced collar trusses are carried on heavy corbels. Tower arch over an octagonal font and a Della Robbia (Birkenhead) panel in the wall. Chancel has an arcade of Perpendicular openings to the organ console which carries a carved and figured organ case. Quaint 2-seat sedilia and aumbry. Panelled roof with foliage bosses over the sanctuary.

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