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Cemetery Chapels at Burngreave Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Burngreave, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3976 / 53°23'51"N

Longitude: -1.4615 / 1°27'41"W

OS Eastings: 435906

OS Northings: 389110

OS Grid: SK359891

Mapcode National: GBR 9KC.6V

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.JV8P

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels at Burngreave Cemetery

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455669

Location: Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pitsmoor Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE MELROSE ROAD
784-1/6/509 (North side (off))
28/06/73 Cemetery chapels at Burngreave
Cemetery
(Formerly Listed as:
MELROSE ROAD
Pair of chapels with clock tower at
Burngreave Cemetery)

GV II

Cemetery chapels, now stores. 1860-61. By Flockton & Lee.
Coursed rubble and dressed stone with ashlar dressings and
slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. Symmetrical layout with
central tower and spire joined by single storey links to the
chapels, which have large side vestries and porches.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, string course, sillband, angle
buttresses, coped gables with kneelers and crosses.
3 stage tower has a central moulded archway with single shafts
and hoodmould, to north and south. Above these, a clock, and
to east and west a single lancet. Bell stage has a deeply
moulded 2-light pointed arch bell opening on each side under a
coped gable. Spire has a tapering square base surmounted by a
square bell turret with double lancet openings on each side
under moulded gables. Above this, an octagonal needle spire
with a tier of tiny lucarnes, topped with a cross.
Links have a cusped double lancet with central shaft. Chapels
south gables have moulded doorways with hoodmoulds and above
them, traceried wheel windows with moulded surrounds. North
gables have 4-light pointed arch windows with hoodmoulds.
Outer sides have gabled south vestries with gable stacks with
cross-gabled caps. In each gable a cusped double lancet with a
trefoil window above. Shallow north porches have elaborate
gables and moulded doorways with shafts and hoodmoulds.
Between the porches and vestries, 2 double lancets. Inner
sides have also 2 double lancets, all with hoodmoulds. Beyond
the links, single smaller lancets.
INTERIORS: have arch braced principal rafter roofs with
traceried spandrels and wind braces. Moulded sill and eaves
bands. Plain benches.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).


Listing NGR: SK3590689110

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