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Pair of Chapels at Tinsley Park Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3933 / 53°23'35"N

Longitude: -1.4075 / 1°24'26"W

OS Eastings: 439500

OS Northings: 388658

OS Grid: SK395886

Mapcode National: GBR 9XF.VD

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.CZ00

Plus Code: 9C5W9HVV+82

Entry Name: Pair of Chapels at Tinsley Park Cemetery

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455367

Location: Darnall, Sheffield, S9

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Attercliffe and Darnall

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/6/61 Pair of Chapels at Tinsley Park
28/06/73 Cemetery
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of chapels and connecting
gateway at Tinsley Park Cemetery)


Cemetery chapels, one now used as a store. Dated 1880. By
Holmes & Johnson. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and
steep pitched slate roofs with 2 shouldered coped side wall
stacks. Gothic Revival style. Symmetrical layout with central
entrance bay flanked by chapels with side porches.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and eaves, buttresses, coped
parapets and gables with crosses. Western entrance has a
moulded central arch and smaller flanking arches with round
piers and hoodmoulds. Above, shouldered gable with clock. On
either side, a thin buttressed bell tower with octagonal bell
stage topped with an octagonal spire. To left, dated
foundation stone. Chapel west ends have angle buttresses and
3-light pointed arched windows with Geometrical tracery and
hoodmoulds. The east end has the same design without the bell
towers. The chapels' outer sides have 4 quatrefoil windows and
to east, single gabled porches with single lancets in the
gables, with hoodmoulds. On the east sides, a chamfered cusped
flat-headed doorway. Entrance bay interior has a 3 bay wooden
arcade with turned posts and roll moulded segmental pointed
arches. Strutted common rafter roof. On either side, 2
chamfered doorways with hoodmoulds and double doors.
INTERIOR: rendered chapel interior has string course and arch
braced principal rafter roof with traceried spandrels and
corbels. 2 double doors with depressed segmental heads and
moulded flat canopies with single shafts. On the other side, a
doorway with hoodmould into the porch.
The partnership of Holmes & Johnson existed from 1869-1887,
though SF Holmes died in 1882.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3950088658

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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