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Vestry Hall, Boundary Wall and Railing

A Grade II Listed Building in Gleadless Valley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3568 / 53°21'24"N

Longitude: -1.4759 / 1°28'33"W

OS Eastings: 434981

OS Northings: 384559

OS Grid: SK349845

Mapcode National: GBR 9GV.3H

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.9WGH

Entry Name: Vestry Hall, Boundary Wall and Railing

Listing Date: 9 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455667

Location: Sheffield, S8

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Gleadless Valley

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Norton Lees St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38SW MEERSBROOK PARK ROAD
784-1/9/506 (South West side)
09/11/93 Vestry Hall, boundary wall and
railing

II

Vestry hall, boundary wall and railing. c1900. Red brick with
ashlar dressings and slate roofs with a coped brick ridge
stack. Baroque Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, polychrome banded basement, ground floor
impost band. 2 storeys plus basement; 3 window range.
Central entrance bay has a shallow semicircular oriel window
with moulded bracket inscribed "Vestry Hall". Tripartite
glazing bar sash divided by Doric columns. Frieze with
keystones over columns, and dentilled wooden cornice. Below,
stone steps with wrought-iron balustrades leading to a moulded
round-arched doorcase with keystone, shouldered canopy and
Ionic half-columns. Panelled double doors with glazing bar
fanlight. On either side, a narrow single pane sidelight.
Flanking bays have Doric flanking pilasters above the
basement, and dentilled wooden pediments. On the first floor,
a tripartite glazing bar sash with central double keystone,
divided by Doric pilasters. Below, to left, a moulded
round-arched 3-light window with glazing bar upper lights and
double keystone. To right, a similar semicircular glazing bar
window, and below it, a triple plain sash divided by brick
pilasters with moulded caps.
At the left corner, a square tower, 3 stages, topped with a
square wooden cupola with balusters, cornice with breaks, lead
dome and finial. Third stage has a slit opening on 2 sides.
Left return, to Burcot Road, has to right a 2 bay gable,
divided and flanked by Doric pilasters under a dentilled
cornice, and topped with a closed dentilled pediment
containing a round window with keystone.
On the first floor, 2 triple glazing bar sashes divided by
Doric pilasters. Below, 2 round-arched 3-light windows with
glazing bar upper lights and double keystones.
Beyond, to left, single storey hall, 6 bays, with battered
buttresses to each bay and a square wooden roof ventilator
with cornice. To left, segment-headed square porch with
flanking buttresses and round-arched doorway with keystone.
Recessed panelled double door with glazing bar fanlight. To
right, 5 segment-headed glazing bar windows with moulded heads
and keystones. Left gable has a graduated round-headed triple
window.
INTERIOR has central entrance hall with stone dogleg staircase
and wrought-iron balustrade.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, brick boundary wall with round
cornered stone coping and rectangular piers, topped with a
wrought-iron railing. To the front, a pair of gates flanked to
left by a single gate. Left return has a smaller pair of
gates.


Listing NGR: SK3498184559

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK38SW MEERSBROOK PARK ROAD
784-1/9/506 (South West side)
09/11/93 Vestry Hall, boundary wall and
railing

II

Vestry hall, boundary wall and railing. c1900. Red brick with
ashlar dressings and slate roofs with a coped brick ridge
stack. Baroque Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, polychrome banded basement, ground floor
impost band. 2 storeys plus basement; 3 window range.
Central entrance bay has a shallow semicircular oriel window
with moulded bracket inscribed "Vestry Hall". Tripartite
glazing bar sash divided by Doric columns. Frieze with
keystones over columns, and dentilled wooden cornice. Below,
stone steps with wrought-iron balustrades leading to a moulded
round-arched doorcase with keystone, shouldered canopy and
Ionic half-columns. Panelled double doors with glazing bar
fanlight. On either side, a narrow single pane sidelight.
Flanking bays have Doric flanking pilasters above the
basement, and dentilled wooden pediments. On the first floor,
a tripartite glazing bar sash with central double keystone,
divided by Doric pilasters. Below, to left, a moulded
round-arched 3-light window with glazing bar upper lights and
double keystone. To right, a similar semicircular glazing bar
window, and below it, a triple plain sash divided by brick
pilasters with moulded caps.
At the left corner, a square tower, 3 stages, topped with a
square wooden cupola with balusters, cornice with breaks, lead
dome and finial. Third stage has a slit opening on 2 sides.
Left return, to Burcot Road, has to right a 2 bay gable,
divided and flanked by Doric pilasters under a dentilled
cornice, and topped with a closed dentilled pediment
containing a round window with keystone.
On the first floor, 2 triple glazing bar sashes divided by
Doric pilasters. Below, 2 round-arched 3-light windows with
glazing bar upper lights and double keystones.
Beyond, to left, single storey hall, 6 bays, with battered
buttresses to each bay and a square wooden roof ventilator
with cornice. To left, segment-headed square porch with
flanking buttresses and round-arched doorway with keystone.
Recessed panelled double door with glazing bar fanlight. To
right, 5 segment-headed glazing bar windows with moulded heads
and keystones. Left gable has a graduated round-headed triple
window.
INTERIOR has central entrance hall with stone dogleg staircase
and wrought-iron balustrade.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, brick boundary wall with round
cornered stone coping and rectangular piers, topped with a
wrought-iron railing. To the front, a pair of gates flanked to
left by a single gate. Left return has a smaller pair of
gates.


Listing NGR: SK3498184559

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