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Unitarian Church and Adjoining Boundary Wall and Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3828 / 53°22'58"N

Longitude: -1.4978 / 1°29'52"W

OS Eastings: 433499

OS Northings: 387447

OS Grid: SK334874

Mapcode National: GBR 99K.C4

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.Y7XH

Entry Name: Unitarian Church and Adjoining Boundary Wall and Bridge

Listing Date: 4 September 1989

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456795

Location: Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield Broomhill St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW CROOKESMOOR ROAD
784-1/5/235 (South East side)
04/09/89 Unitarian Church and adjoining
boundary wall and bridge
(Formerly Listed as:
CROOKESMOOR ROAD
Unitarian Church and attached
railings)

II

Unitarian church, adjoining boundary wall and bridge. c1900.
Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with a side
wall stack. Perpendicular Revival style. Buttressed shouldered
coped gables.
PLAN: cruciform plan, built on a steeply sloping site so that
the west entrance to the church is at ground level, and a
community hall and other business rooms are below and to east.
EXTERIOR: east end has a flat-roofed 2 storey projection with
two 2-light mullioned windows and below, a canted bay window
with 3 lights. Chancel east gable has a 5-light pointed arched
panel tracery window, and below it a 4-light cross mullioned
window with 2 major mullions. Transepts have 5-light pointed
arch panel tracery windows and below them, large
cross-mullioned windows. Both transepts have lower gabled
wings to east, with irregular fenestration. Nave clerestory, 3
bays, has shallow arched recesses with large segment-headed
2-light Perpendicular windows. Buttressed crenellated aisles
have 4 traceried windows and below them, large cross mullioned
windows to the community hall, with basement windows below.
West front has a low brick wall topped with railings, and
square brick piers. This is linked to the church by a
segment-arched bridge with moulded ashlar coped parapets, with
steps leading to the churchyard. Projecting crenellated
entrance porch has a cross finial. Central segmental ashlar
entrance arch has carved bosses and 2 doors set at an angle.
Above and behind, a 5-light pointed arched window with panel
tracery. Above again, the chequerboarded gable has a tiny
lancet.
INTERIOR has segment-headed nave arcades and shallow plaster
vault. Tall dado panelling and original wooden fittings.
Disused at time of survey.


Listing NGR: SK3349987447

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

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