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Crookes Valley Methodist Church and School and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3855 / 53°23'7"N

Longitude: -1.4934 / 1°29'36"W

OS Eastings: 433794

OS Northings: 387745

OS Grid: SK337877

Mapcode National: GBR 9BJ.B6

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.154G

Entry Name: Crookes Valley Methodist Church and School and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456791

Location: Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: The Vine, Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW CROOKESMOOR ROAD
784-1/5/231 (South East side)
28/06/73 Crookes Valley Methodist Church and
School and boundary wall

II

Methodist church and school, now housing a training project,
with adjoining boundary wall and railing. Dated 1880, altered
c1980. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and steep
pitched slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. Built on a sloping
site with basement rooms below the church and the school at a
lower level to the east. Nave with aisles and east wing
containing business rooms, transepts and west porches, and
schoolroom.
EXTERIOR: plinth, string courses, gabled buttresses, coped
gables. 4 bay nave has octagonal turret topped with spire. On
either side, a pair of through-eaves gabled dormers with
2-light pointed arch windows, flanked by single flat-headed
windows. Below, 4 pairs of round-headed windows, and
round-headed basement windows on the south side. West gable
has 2 pairs of lancets and a round window above them. Below,
central lean-to porch with moulded pointed doorway under a
coped gable with finial. To left, a square 2 storey porch with
pyramidal roof. Segment-headed doorway to west, and a 2-light
mullioned window above to west and north. To right, a canted
porch with a segmental pointed door and on each side a small
2-light window under the eaves. On the right return, a taller
gabled stair turret.
East wing, 3 storeys, has a double gabled north front with a
central triple mullioned window flanked to left by a 3-light
cross casement and to right by a 2-light mullioned window.
Above, to right, a cross mullioned window. Below, a double
door with overlight, flanked to left by 2 single windows and
to right by 3 similar windows. Transepts have 2 pairs of
round-headed lancets and above, traceried wheel windows.
Segment-headed basement windows to south.
Schoolroom, to south-east, has four 3-light cross mullioned
windows with similar basement windows below. South gable has a
panel traceried 4-light pointed arch window flanked by single
lancets. Below, a 3-light window flanked by single light
windows.
INTERIOR: divided and refitted c1980.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, at the west end, a curved
boundary wall with chamfered coping, 2 chamfered piers with
octagonal pyramidal caps, and a pair of iron gates.


Listing NGR: SK3379487745

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

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