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Latitude: 53.3694 / 53°22'9"N
Longitude: -1.441 / 1°26'27"W
OS Eastings: 437292
OS Northings: 385981
OS Grid: SK372859
Mapcode National: GBR 9PP.MZ
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.VK0T
Plus Code: 9C5W9H95+QJ
Entry Name: Gatehouse Offices Lodges and Screen Walls at City Road Cemetery
Listing Date: 28 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247232
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456252
Location: Sheffield, S2
Electoral Ward/Division: Park and Arbourthorne
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheffield Manor St Aidan with St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK38NE CITY ROAD
784-1/6/177 (North East side)
28/06/73 Nos.441 AND 443
Gatehouse, offices, lodges and
screen walls at City Road Cemetery
Gatehouse, offices, superintendent's and sexton's houses and
screen walls to cemetery. Dated 1879. By ME Hadfield & Son.
For the Sheffield Burial Board. Squared dressed stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Tudor Revival style.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and string courses, coped gables
Central 4 stage gate tower, incorporating the under-sexton's
house, has buttresses and to right, a higher octagonal stair
turret topped with a crenellated lantern. Moulded 4-centred
arched gateway with hoodmould and wrought-iron gates. Under
the arch, a brick vault with stone ribs, and on either side a
four-centred arched doorway. On the first stage, a 5-light
traceried cross mullioned window, the central light blank, and
on the top stage, a clock.
Flanking the tower on either side, single storey corridors,
now columbaria, each with 3 ogee headed single lancets.
Beyond, to left, former superintendent's house. 3 large side
wall stacks, 2 of them external. 2 storeys. Central range with
large cross-wings with front facing gables. Centre has a
double mullioned window to left and a smaller 2-light
mullioned window to its right. Below, to right, a cross
casement. Main gable, to right, has a 4-light transomed
casement with ogee headed lights and hoodmould. Right return
has, beyond the corridor, a 2 storey square bay window with a
5-light mullioned window on each floor. Smaller left gable has
a cross casement to right and below, a lean-to with a
4-centred arched door. To left, beyond the stack, a small 2
storey wing with a transomed window.
Former sexton's house, to right, 2 storeys. Single large side
wall and ridge stacks. L-plan. Front facing left gable has a
3-light mullioned window with label mould, and below, two
2-light mullioned windows with linked label moulds. Set back
wing, to right, is blank above and has a 2-light mullioned
INTERIOR not inspected.
Adjoining screen walls have gabled stone coping and octagonal
piers with ogee capitals and finials. Left wall has an
elliptical arched doorway to right. Each approx 50m long.
(150 Years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell,
Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 71).
Listing NGR: SK3729285981
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