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St Michaels Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3917 / 53°23'29"N

Longitude: -1.5166 / 1°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 432244

OS Northings: 388421

OS Grid: SK322884

Mapcode National: GBR 95F.9Z

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.P00Q

Entry Name: St Michaels Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 10 December 1984

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456363

Location: Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Walkley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW RIVELIN VALLEY ROAD
784-1/5/627 (South East side)
10/12/84 St Michael's Cemetery Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
RIVELIN GLEN
St Michael's Cemetery Chapel)

GV II

Roman Catholic cemetery chapel. 1877-78. By Charles Hadfield.
Paid for by GH Foster, whose monument (qv) is outside the west
door. Coursed squared stone (Greenmoor) with ashlar dressings
(Worrall) and plain tile roof. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: nave with apsidal east end, south-west porch and
north-west vestry.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, sillband, quoins, coped gables to
nave and porch. 5 bay nave has 4 single lancets on each side
and 3 in the apse. West gable has a moulded and gabled door
and above it, a 2-light pointed arch window with trefoil
tracery, set between prominent buttresses which support the
chamfered, gabled single bellcote. Porch has a pointed doorway
with hoodmould and above it, a niche with a figure of St
Michael. Vestry has a 2-light pointed arch window in its gable
and a side wall stack with double round shafts.
INTERIOR: has wagon roof with moulded wall plate. Chamfered
doorways. East end has polished marble sanctuary wall and
altar with alabaster figure of the dead Christ below the mensa
by Hadfield, sculpted by RL Bouton of Cheltenham. East end
glazing, 1878, designed by JF Bentley, executed by Lavers,
Barrand & Westlake. Rood, west window and chancel paintings
and decorations by NHJ Westlake, 1884. Stations of the Cross
by Hadfield and Bouton. GH Foster also donated the fittings.


Listing NGR: SK3224488421

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW RIVELIN VALLEY ROAD
784-1/5/627 (South East side)
10/12/84 St Michael's Cemetery Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
RIVELIN GLEN
St Michael's Cemetery Chapel)

GV II

Roman Catholic cemetery chapel. 1877-78. By Charles Hadfield.
Paid for by GH Foster, whose monument (qv) is outside the west
door. Coursed squared stone (Greenmoor) with ashlar dressings
(Worrall) and plain tile roof. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: nave with apsidal east end, south-west porch and
north-west vestry.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, sillband, quoins, coped gables to
nave and porch. 5 bay nave has 4 single lancets on each side
and 3 in the apse. West gable has a moulded and gabled door
and above it, a 2-light pointed arch window with trefoil
tracery, set between prominent buttresses which support the
chamfered, gabled single bellcote. Porch has a pointed doorway
with hoodmould and above it, a niche with a figure of St
Michael. Vestry has a 2-light pointed arch window in its gable
and a side wall stack with double round shafts.
INTERIOR: has wagon roof with moulded wall plate. Chamfered
doorways. East end has polished marble sanctuary wall and
altar with alabaster figure of the dead Christ below the mensa
by Hadfield, sculpted by RL Bouton of Cheltenham. East end
glazing, 1878, designed by JF Bentley, executed by Lavers,
Barrand & Westlake. Rood, west window and chancel paintings
and decorations by NHJ Westlake, 1884. Stations of the Cross
by Hadfield and Bouton. GH Foster also donated the fittings.


Listing NGR: SK3224488421

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