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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247397
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456854
Location: Sheffield, S10
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
SK38NW SPRINGVALE ROAD
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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