Building Name

Church of St John the Evangelist, Delamere Street, Over

1860 - 1863
Delamere Street
Over, Winsford
Cheshire, England
Lord Delamere
New build

The ceremony of laying the foundation stone of the new church at Over, which is to be erected and endowed at the cost of Lord Delamere, took place on Friday, the 23rd inst. The church, which is intended as a memorial to the late Lady Delamere, will be of Geometrical Gothic design, and will consist of nave, chancel, north and south aisles, with a chantry and vestry on the north side of the chancel, and a tower and spire (140 feet high, to receive six bells) erected at the south west angle. The building will accommodate 550 people, and the sittings, for the most part, will be free. [Building News 23 March 1860 page 256]

Reference        Building News 23 March 1860 page 256
Reference        Buildings of England: Cheshire page 680