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Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Manor Castle, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3839 / 53°23'1"N

Longitude: -1.4539 / 1°27'13"W

OS Eastings: 436423

OS Northings: 387584

OS Grid: SK364875

Mapcode National: GBR 9LJ.VS

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.M6WP

Plus Code: 9C5W9GMW+GF

Entry Name: Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455726

Location: Manor Castle, Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Park St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/6/78 Church of St John the Evangelist


Formerly known as: Church of St John the Evangelist PARK HILL.
Parish church. 1836-38. By ME Hadfield. Altered c1890 by EM
Gibbs. Late C20 additions to north and east. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and slate and lead roofs. Gothic
Revival style.
PLAN: chancel, porches, nave, west tower and spire, chapels
and meeting rooms.
EXTERIOR: single bay chancel has to east a graduated triple
lancet. On either side, a lean-to porch with round-arched east
window. South porch has round-arched doorway.
To north-east, a single storey octagonal addition with flat
roof, linked to the original building by a corridor with a
transomed 5-light wooden framed window. On the north side, a
double door.
7 bay nave has plinth, buttresses, moulded eaves and coped
gables, the east one with a gable stack. On each side, 7 tall
single lancets with hoodmoulds. West end has diagonal
buttresses topped with pinnacles.
At the west end of the north aisle, a round-arched doorway.
Square west tower, 2 stages, has angle buttresses to the lower
stage, and clasping buttresses above, topped with pinnacles.
Lower stage has to west a Norman style doorway with dogtooth
ornament under a steep gable, and to north and south, a
round-arched window. Taller upper stage is blank to east and
on the other sides has 3 tall lancet bell-openings with a
clock above them. Octagonal broach spire has ornamental bands
and a single tier of 4 gabled lucarnes, plus finial.
To north, 2 linked mid C20 octagonal additions, yellow brick
with buttressed blue brick basements. Larger addition, to
east, has square truncated pyramidal roof. To south, a tall
5-light window, and to east, a flat-roofed projection with a
single lancet to east. Smaller addition, to west, has flat
roof and similar 3-light window. Corridor adjoining church has
2 tall single windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 458).

Listing NGR: SK3642387584

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