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Roman Catholic Mortuary Chapel at City Road Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Manor Castle, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3715 / 53°22'17"N

Longitude: -1.437 / 1°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 437558

OS Northings: 386218

OS Grid: SK375862

Mapcode National: GBR 9QP.H6

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.WJX6

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Mortuary Chapel at City Road Cemetery

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456584

Location: Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

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

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE CITY ROAD
784-1/6/180 (East side (off))
Roman Catholic mortuary chapel at
City Road Cemetery

GV II

Roman Catholic mortuary chapel of St Michael. 1898-1900. By C
Hadfield, paid for by the Duke of Norfolk. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. Gothic
Revival style. Chancel with lantern, sacristy, nave and west
porch.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sillband and buttresses.
Hexagonal chancel has 2 single lancets on the north and south
sides, and is topped with an hexagonal lantern with a larger
single lancet on 5 sides, and a round-arched trefoil window to
west. Chancel and lantern have hipped roofs, the lantern
topped with a cross.
Single storey square sacristy has coped parapet and a large
square external corner stack with an octagonal flue. Single
windows to north and east, and stone doorcase to south, all
blocked.
Nave has coped west gable with finial. 3 single lancets on
each side, and in the west gable, a graduated triple lancet.
Central west porch has similar coped gable and finial with
moulded round-arched double door.
INTERIOR has a hexagonal arcade under the lantern, with
moulded pointed arches and hoodmoulds. Above the west arch, a
round window. East end has a moulded segmental pointed recess.
Nave has a lath and plaster groin vault with moulded wooden
ribs and tie beams. West end has a round cornered chamfered
doorway with double doors.
Building vacant at time of survey.
(150 Years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell,
Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 71).


Listing NGR: SK3755886218

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE CITY ROAD
784-1/6/180 (East side (off))
Roman Catholic mortuary chapel at
City Road Cemetery

GV II

Roman Catholic mortuary chapel of St Michael. 1898-1900. By C
Hadfield, paid for by the Duke of Norfolk. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and plain tile roofs. Gothic
Revival style. Chancel with lantern, sacristy, nave and west
porch.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sillband and buttresses.
Hexagonal chancel has 2 single lancets on the north and south
sides, and is topped with an hexagonal lantern with a larger
single lancet on 5 sides, and a round-arched trefoil window to
west. Chancel and lantern have hipped roofs, the lantern
topped with a cross.
Single storey square sacristy has coped parapet and a large
square external corner stack with an octagonal flue. Single
windows to north and east, and stone doorcase to south, all
blocked.
Nave has coped west gable with finial. 3 single lancets on
each side, and in the west gable, a graduated triple lancet.
Central west porch has similar coped gable and finial with
moulded round-arched double door.
INTERIOR has a hexagonal arcade under the lantern, with
moulded pointed arches and hoodmoulds. Above the west arch, a
round window. East end has a moulded segmental pointed recess.
Nave has a lath and plaster groin vault with moulded wooden
ribs and tie beams. West end has a round cornered chamfered
doorway with double doors.
Building vacant at time of survey.
(150 Years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell,
Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 71).


Listing NGR: SK3755886218

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