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Greentop Circus Training Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Shiregreen and Brightside, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4067 / 53°24'24"N

Longitude: -1.4321 / 1°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 437853

OS Northings: 390134

OS Grid: SK378901

Mapcode National: GBR 9R8.KL

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.ZM7Q

Plus Code: 9C5WCH49+M5

Entry Name: Greentop Circus Training Centre

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458820

Location: Shiregreen and Brightside, Sheffield, S4

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Shiregreen and Brightside

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Brightside with Wincobank

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/2/439 (South East side)
28/06/73 Greentop Circus Training Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St Thomas)


Church, now circus school. 1854, restored 1995. By Flockton &
Son. Squared dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Roof
re-covered in non-natural 'slates'. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: nave with south aisle, chancel, south-west tower with
spire, vestry.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and eaves, coped gables. Square
stone side wall stack. Windows have segmental pointed
openings. Angle buttressed 2 bay chancel has 2 trefoil headed
single lancets to south and a similar lancet to north-east.
East end has a cusped 3-light pointed arch window with
hoodmould and mask stops. Buttressed 3-bay south aisle has
three 2-light pointed arch windows and east end has a
traceried 3-light pointed arch window. Buttressed 4 bay nave
has 4 cusped 2-light pointed arch windows and west end with
traceried 3-light pointed arch window with hoodmould and
2 stage tower has angle buttresses, string course and
octagonal broach spire with tiny single lucarnes. To south,
double chamfered doorway with hoodmould and stops, and to west
a small single lancet. Bell stage has ogee headed pairs of
lancet openings on each side. Lean-to north-east vestry has an
ogee 2-light window to east and a close boarded door to north.
INTERIOR: has double chamfered chancel arch with octagonal
imposts. Chancel has wagon roof. North side has a triangular
headed door and to east, a single window. Nave has 3 bay south
arcade with double chamfered arches and octagonal piers, and
double purlin principal rafter roof with arch braces above
collars. Door to vestry in north-east angle. West end has late
C20 partitions forming changing rooms, incorporating the
former gallery. South aisle has lean-to roof. South-west porch
has chamfered pointed inner doorway. Heads of chancel and
south aisle windows have fragments of stained glass. No church
fittings remain.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3785390134

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