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Trinity Fir Vale Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4081 / 53°24'29"N

Longitude: -1.4499 / 1°26'59"W

OS Eastings: 436664

OS Northings: 390278

OS Grid: SK366902

Mapcode National: GBR 9M8.P3

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.PLRP

Plus Code: 9C5WCH52+62

Entry Name: Trinity Fir Vale Methodist Church

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254814

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458135

Location: Sheffield, S5

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield St Cuthbert, Fir Vale

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK39SE FIRTH PARK ROAD
784-1/2/319 (South East side)
28/06/73 Trinity Fir Vale Methodist Church

II

Methodist church. c1890, with late C20 alterations. Rock-faced
ashlar with ashlar dressings and slate roofs, the nave with
tiered octagonal ventilator. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: nave with clerestory and aisles, chancel, vestry, double
gabled transepts, north-west tower with spire, west and
south-west porches.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and eaves, string course, coped
gables.
Chancel has blank sides, the south with 2 small lean-to
projections, and east end with plain graduated triple lancet.
Nave clerestory has continuous cusped windows. East end has a
small lancet and buttressed west end has a graduated triple
lancet, the central light with plate tracery. Above, a small
graduated triple lancet with round heads. Buttressed aisles, 5
bays, have chamfered double lancets. On the north side, the
second from left window has been truncated and a pair of doors
inserted below. Buttressed transepts have a single lancet in
each gable, and blank sides. Single storey 3 bay vestry has to
north 2 double casements and to right a half-glazed double
door. East end has a door to left.
2 stage tower has prominent angle buttresses topped with
octagonal spires, and chamfered string courses. West side has
a moulded doorway with hoodmould and tympanum with quatrefoil.
Above it, a single lancet with hoodmould. North side has a
hipped canted projection with 3 single lancets with
hoodmoulds. Second stage has a double lancet bell opening on
each side, with linked hoodmoulds. Spire has a broached
octagonal base with single lancets on 4 sides, and a weather
vane atop. Buttressed west porch has a moulded doorway with a
traceried glazed wooden screen, and a single window in each
side. Canted, hipped south-west porch has to west a double
roll moulded doorway and 3 single lancets, all with
hoodmoulds.
INTERIOR: rendered interior is divided by late C20 block wall
to form reduced nave, meeting rooms and kitchen. Chancel has
moulded arch with hoodmould, shaft and corbel imposts, and
wagon roof. South side has moulded arch containing organ. Nave
has 4 bay arcades with ringed cast-iron piers, and king post
roof with traceried spandrels. Aisles have lean-to roofs.
North aisle has glazed internal porch and to east, glazed
double door. South aisle east end has moulded arch containing
organ, and to right a double door.
FITTINGS include octagonal alabaster and marble font,
traceried panelled octagonal alabaster pulpit with curved
stair, matchboard benches, and patterned glass in the chancel
east end, all C19.
Memorials include a stainless steel war memorial tablet,
commemorating both world wars.


Listing NGR: SK3666490278


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, 30 October 2017.

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

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