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Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3861 / 53°23'9"N

Longitude: -1.4856 / 1°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 434312

OS Northings: 387814

OS Grid: SK343878

Mapcode National: GBR 9DH.0Z

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.45V0

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458132

Location: Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley

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

SK3487NW FAWCETT STREET
784-1/17/316 (South side)
28/06/73 Church of St Stephen

II

Parish church. 1857, with mid and late C20 additions and
alterations, restored 1984. By Flockton & Sons. Paid for by
Henry Wilson of Westbrook. Coursed squared stone with ashlar
dressings and steep pitched slate roofs. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: cruciform plan with crossing tower, north-east vestry
and north and west porches.
EXTERIOR: plinth, buttresses, sillband, chamfered eaves, coped
gables. Windows are mainly 2-light pointed arch windows with
tracery and hoodmoulds with mask stops. Chancel east end has a
5-light pointed arch window and below it, late C20 door with
brick cheeks and single flanking windows. North side has 2
windows. South-east side has a lean-to projection with single
side wall stack and to east an untraceried triple lancet with
chamfered surround.
Adjoining vestry to south-east has coped gable with large
stone gable stack with pierced cap. Chamfered doorway flanked
by cusped 2-light pointed arch window to left and blank to
right. Square crossing tower, 2 stages, has clasping
buttresses to the lower stage, quoins, string course, corbel
table and crenellated parapet. Bell stage has on each side a
pair of 2-light pointed arch bell openings with hoodmoulds.
South transept has wheel window in south gable and single
storey C20 addition below. Each side has 2 C20 windows and
west side has to left a canted stair turret with segmental
pointed door and single C19 window. North transept has a
3-light pointed arch window in the gable and a 2-light similar
window to east. To west, a truncated 2-light pointed arch
window and below it, a flat-roofed C20 porch with coped side
wall and recessed glazed door.
Aisleless nave has 3 windows to south, the central one with a
large C20 window below it. To west, a triangular projection
with a single cusped lancet to east. North side has 4 windows,
the east one partly covered by the north porch, and the next
to west has a door inserted below it. West end has a 4-light
pointed arch window, and below, a single lancet on each side,
flanking the west porch.
Cross-gabled west porch has a moulded pointed doorway with
shafts to north and a 2-light pointed arch window to west.
INTERIOR: chancel has arch braced principal rafter roof with
collars and wall shafts. Arch has square piers with capitals
removed. Patterned stained glass east window with sillband and
C20 door and windows below. South side has double chamfered
doorway and double chamfered arch. Crossing has C20 cross beam
concrete ceiling, glazed wooden screen and stair. First floor
Sunday school has moulded arches with glazed screens and cross
beam ceiling with arched corner braces. North transept has
similar inserted floor forming first floor room. South
transept is screened off. Nave has arch braced principal
rafter roof with collars and altered wall shafts and corbels.
East end has a blocked arch with octagonal piers and capitals.
West end has traceried panelled gallery on round cast-iron
posts, and below it, a pointed doorway. Each side has plain
windows and south side has gabled headed door. West porch has
a fillet moulded chamfered doorway.
Fittings include C19 stone font and matchboard benches.
Memorials include 2 gabled mosaic war memorial tablets, c1920,
and a Classical marble war memorial tablet and brass, 1898.
(Architect's perspective by Flockton & Sons).


Listing NGR: SK3431287814

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