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Hale Court and Attached Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crookes and Crosspool, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3886 / 53°23'19"N

Longitude: -1.5065 / 1°30'23"W

OS Eastings: 432915

OS Northings: 388089

OS Grid: SK329880

Mapcode National: GBR 97H.H2

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.T3S1

Plus Code: 9C5W9FQV+F9

Entry Name: Hale Court and Attached Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 22 February 1985

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455854

Location: Crookes and Crosspool, Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Crookes and Crosspool

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Crookes St Timothy

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/5/553 (North West side)
22/02/85 Hale Court and attached wall and
(Formerly Listed as:
St Luke's Methodist Church & school)


Methodist church and school, now house and flats. 1899-1900,
converted 1989-90. By William John Hale. Coursed squared stone
with ashlar dressings and C20 plain tile roofs. Arts & Crafts
PLAN: canted chancel, hipped side chapels, transepts, nave,
west porch.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, sillband, coped gables.
East end has traceried 3-light mullioned window and on either
side, a transomed single light window with double mouchettes.
Side chapels have each a single transomed window. Transepts
have traceried 4-light lancets with hoodmoulds, with C20
openings below.
Buttressed 3 bay nave has 2-light square headed windows with
transoms and tracery on each side, the south-east one replaced
by a C20 entrance and steps. West end has stepped flanking
buttresses and square flanking towers with panelled tops under
leaded tent roofs with finials. Moulded segmental pointed head
to 5-light traceried window with 2 major mullions.
Flat roofed porch has string course and coped parapet and
segmental gable. Projecting segment-headed doorway with double
doors and mullioned overlight, with angel-head imposts
returned along the sides, sculpted by Frank Tory. On either
side, flat-headed depressed ogee windows, repeated in the
The church and school are linked by a chamfered segmental
pointed archway with hoodmould. Buttressed 4 bay school of
simpler design, with roof topped with tent roofed square bell
turret. East end has a wooden Diocletian window with blocked
openings below it. On either side, 4 single light square
headed windows with double mouchettes. West end has a hipped
polygonal apse with 3 round-headed single light windows with
double mouchettes set high up. On either side, transomed
single light windows with double mouchettes.
INTERIOR: church has arch braced principal rafter roof with 3
purlins and traceried spandrels.
Outside, stone plinth with railing and 2 pairs of gate piers
and gates to Northfield Road.
WJ Hale, 1862-1929, designed a number of noteworthy schools
and Nonconformist churches in Sheffield between 1893 and 1929.

Listing NGR: SK3291588089

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

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