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Latitude: 53.369 / 53°22'8"N
Longitude: -1.4395 / 1°26'22"W
OS Eastings: 437393
OS Northings: 385937
OS Grid: SK373859
Mapcode National: GBR 9PQ.Y3
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.VLQ3
Plus Code: 9C5W9H96+H6
Entry Name: Crematorium and Adjoining Chapels at City Road Cemetery
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456580
Location: Sheffield, S2
Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle
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
784-1/6/183 (East side (off))
Crematorium and adjoining chapels at
City Road Cemetery
Crematorium and adjoining chapel. Chapel (formerly
Nonconformist) 1881, by ME Hadfield & Son for the Sheffield
Burial Board. Crematorium 1904-05, by C & CM Hadfield for
Sheffield City Council. Additional chapel and additions mid
C20. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and slate and
stone slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: crematorium, C14 style, is based on the Abbot's
Kitchen at Glastonbury. Octagonal plan, with diagonal
buttresses at the angles, topped with gargoyles. String course
and moulded parapet. On 3 sides, a 4-light window with flat
head and label mould. Octagonal stone slate roof topped with a
crenellated octagonal lantern enclosing the square metal
stack. Glazed 2-light windows on each side.
Adjoining chapel, to north-west, Perpendicular style, has
plinth, sillband, coped parapet and gables. West gable has a
central projection topped with a gabled double bell turret
with octagonal finial. On either side, a traceried 2-light
window with transom and hoodmould. East gable has diagonal
buttresses and a 5-light pointed arch window with panel
tracery and hoodmould.
North side has 2 flat-headed 2-light windows flanked by
buttresses, and beyond, similar 3-light windows, all with
label moulds. South-east side has 2-light window. North-west
porch has shouldered coped gable with 2-light window, and in
the return angle, a doorway and window.
Mid C20 chapel, to south, has a tall 3-light window to south,
and single storey porches and projections to east and west.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(150 years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell &
Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 48-50).
Listing NGR: SK3739385937
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