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Location address: United Kingdom, Cheshire West and Chester
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St John the Baptist’s Church, Chester is in Vicar’s Lane, Chester, Cheshire, England. It lies outside the city walls on a cliff above the north bank of the River Dee. The church is designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester, the archdeaconry of Chester and the deanery of Chester. Its benefice is combined with that of St Peter, Chester. Alec Clifton-Taylor includes it in his list of ‘best’ English parish churches, and it is considered to be the best example of 11th–12th century church architecture in Cheshire.