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Crookes Congregational Church and Attached Hall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Crookes and Crosspool, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3865 / 53°23'11"N

Longitude: -1.5047 / 1°30'16"W

OS Eastings: 433040

OS Northings: 387854

OS Grid: SK330878

Mapcode National: GBR 97H.WT

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.V4NN

Plus Code: 9C5W9FPW+J4

Entry Name: Crookes Congregational Church and Attached Hall and Railings

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456854

Location: Crookes and Crosspool, Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Crookes and Crosspool

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Crookes St Timothy

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/5/671 (North side)
28/06/73 Crookes Congregational Church and
attached hall and railings


Congregational church, undergoing conversion to offices. Dated
1906. By WJ Hale. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings
with gabled and octagonal pyramidal roof topped with an
octagonal wooden lantern and leaded spire. 2 side wall stacks
in the form of buttresses. Perpendicular Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, coped gables, battered square angle
buttresses with flat caps, rising above the parapet. Octagonal
plan with south porch and gabled eastern wing.
East wing has a 3-light pointed arch window with the mullions
carried above the parapet as buttresses. Between them, a
datestone. Below, an apsidal projection, 2 storeys, with a
flat-headed 3-light traceried window on each floor. On either
side, similar fenestration. The main body has a 5-light
pointed arch window with panel tracery on 6 sides, under a
gable. Below 4 of them, 3 single flat-headed windows. Under
the south-west window, a gabled porch with flanking buttresses
and chamfered segmental pointed doorway with overlight and 3
Adjoining hall, to north-west, has a gabled wing to right with
a 3-light mullioned casement on each floor. To left, a square
porch with flanking buttresses, similar to the south-west one.
INTERIOR: has round-headed arcades with round columns and
shallow dome. Panelled gallery. East side has traceried
panelled dais and reading desk in front of organ case. 4
original pendant lights. Undergoing conversion to offices at
time of survey.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, a coped boundary wall with
wrought-iron railing to steps and landing.
WJ Hale, 1862-1929, designed a number of noteworthy schools
and Nonconformist churches in Sheffield between 1893 and 1929.
Wesley Hall, Crookes, (qv) is of a similar design.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3304087854

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