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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4111 / 53°24'40"N

Longitude: -1.3932 / 1°23'35"W

OS Eastings: 440430

OS Northings: 390649

OS Grid: SK404906

Mapcode National: GBR LXQZ.5X

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.KJSB

Plus Code: 9C5WCJ64+CP

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456469

Location: Darnall, Sheffield, S9

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brinsworth and Catliffe

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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28/06/73 Church of St Lawrence


Parish church. Dated 1879, with vestry and parish room 1925.
By GE Street. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and
plain tile roofs. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: chancel, nave with north aisle, porches, vestries,
parish room.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sillband, string course, coped gables.
Pointed arch windows throughout.
Chancel east gable has diagonal buttresses, and 5-light window
with hoodmould. On either side, a 2-light window.
Lean-to south vestry has a 2-light window to south and east
and a doorway with hoodmould to west.
4 bay nave has corner stack and east gable topped with gabled
triple bellcote and weathercock. Buttressed west end has a
3-light window flanked by lower blank 2-light windows. South
side has low buttresses and three 3-light windows with linked
hoodmoulds. Between the right pair, a segmental pointed
doorway. To left of the south porch, 2 small lancets.
Buttressed north aisle has three 2-light windows and in the
west end, a moulded doorway with gable and flanking
buttresses. Above it, a quatrefoil window.
Gabled south porch has doorway with crocketed hoodmould.
Interior has arch braced roof and moulded doorway. Flat roofed
north porch has parapet and angled moulded doorway flanked by
single lancets. To north, 2 similar lancets.
Gabled parish room has two 4-light chamfered mullioned windows
in the north gable and a similar 3-light window to west. North
east organ chamber has a 2-light window to east.
INTERIOR has moulded chancel arch with hoodmould. Chancel has
to north a segmental arch with Decorated style screen to organ
chamber and to east, a C20 stained glass window. East end has
a Decorated style wooden reredos, 1896, and late C19 stained
glass window. South side has a C20 stained glass window and to
west a single sedilia and a doorway. Arch braced common rafter
Nave has 4 bay north arcade with coved octagonal central pier,
the other piers being clustered. All have moulded imposts.
Double purlin principal rafter roof with wind braces and ogee
arch braces. West end has a stained glass window, 1893.
North aisle has lean-to roof. North-east window altered to
form serving hatch. East end has a chamfered pointed recess
with doorway to left and opening to organ chamber to right.
Above it, a round window.
FITTINGS include a half-round traceried ashlar pulpit and
shaped ended stalls and plain benches, C19. Brass eagle
lectern, 1925. Traceried panelled octagonal font, C19, with
very large spired oak cover. Font cover and 8 cruciform spired
pendant lights by GG Pace, c1955. Late C18 parish chest and
communion table. Memorials include marble and alabaster war
memorial tablet, C20, and brass, 1715.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 458).

Listing NGR: SK4043090649

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 October 2017.

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