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New Chapel at General Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3688 / 53°22'7"N

Longitude: -1.4863 / 1°29'10"W

OS Eastings: 434277

OS Northings: 385898

OS Grid: SK342858

Mapcode National: GBR 9CQ.V5

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.4LH7

Plus Code: 9C5W9G97+GF

Entry Name: New Chapel at General Cemetery

Listing Date: 8 September 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456205

Location: Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield, S11

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Nether Edge and Sharrow

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Endcliffe St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/37/163 (North West side)
08/09/70 New Chapel at General Cemetery


Cemetery chapel. 1848. By William Flockton. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and fish scale slate roof. Gothic
Revival style.
Plinth, buttresses, coped parapet and gable. Windows have
hoodmoulds and are bricked up. Single compartment main body, 4
bays, with large west tower and spire. Main body has to east a
4-light pointed arched window with flamboyant tracery and
hoodmould with angel stops. On each side, 4 traceried 2-light
pointed arched windows. Tower, 3 stages, has crocketed gabled
angle buttresses, 3 set-offs, string courses and corbel table.
First stage has a heavily moulded archway to north and south,
with hoodmould and responds. Under the archway, a moulded
doorway with hoodmould and filleted shafts. To west, a 2-light
pointed arched window. Second stage has a single lancet on 3
sides, with chamfered flat-headed surrounds. Bell stage has a
moulded opening on each side with a traceried 2-light pointed
arched bell-opening. Octagonal broach spire has 3 tiers of
lucarnes on alternate faces, with crocketed gables.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Building vacant and disused at time of survey.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 459).

Listing NGR: SK3427785898

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

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