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St Josephs Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3889 / 53°23'20"N

Longitude: -1.4982 / 1°29'53"W

OS Eastings: 433472

OS Northings: 388124

OS Grid: SK334881

Mapcode National: GBR 99G.9Z

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.Y2RT

Entry Name: St Josephs Chapel

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458824

Location: Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Walkley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW HOWARD ROAD
784-1/5/440 (North West side)
28/06/73 St Joseph's Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
HOWARD ROAD
Chapel at St Joseph's Home)

GV II

Roman Catholic church. Dated 1870. Coursed squared stone with
ashlar dressings and steep pitched slate roofs. Shouldered
double side wall stack. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: built on a sloping site with basement rooms under the
west end. Apsidal nave with side corridor, transept, chapel
and west porch all on south side.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and string courses, coped gables.
Apse has 3 lancets with linked hoodmoulds. Nave has buttressed
south side with 4 lancets. North side has 2 buttresses to east
and 4 lancets arranged 2:2. Below them, to west, cross
casement windows and a door. West gable has a triple lancet
and is topped with a shouldered gabled single bellcote with
cross. Side corridor has 7 slit windows. Transept has a
2-light pointed arch window. Chapel has 3 slit lights. Angle
buttressed porch has cove moulded doorway with hoodmould and
engaged shafts.
INTERIOR has plaster vault with wooden ribs. Continuous string
course. East end has painted and gilt stone reredos with
crested blind arcading, central tabernacle and flanking
buttresses with figures, topped with spires. Matching altar.
Aumbry to south and piscina to right. West end has central
recess and panelled gallery with stairs to south. Sides have
doorways and figure niches.


Listing NGR: SK3347288124

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

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