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Victoria Methodist Church and Adjoining Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3759 / 53°22'33"N

Longitude: -1.4521 / 1°27'7"W

OS Eastings: 436549

OS Northings: 386704

OS Grid: SK365867

Mapcode National: GBR 9MM.7M

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.NDRS

Plus Code: 9C5W9GGX+95

Entry Name: Victoria Methodist Church and Adjoining Sunday School

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456855

Location: Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield Manor St Aidan with St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE STAFFORD ROAD
784-1/6/689 (North East side)
28/06/73 Victoria Methodist Church and
adjoining Sunday school
(Formerly Listed as:
STAFFORD ROAD
Victoria Methodist Church)

II

Methodist church and adjoining Sunday school. Dated 1899.
Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with
octagonal ventilator to nave. Single side wall stack. Gothic
Revival style.
PLAN: chancel, nave with aisles, transepts, south-east and
south-west porches, north-west tower with spire, vestry,
Sunday school.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, buttresses, string courses,
hoodmoulds, coped gables. Pointed arch windows throughout.
Chancel has a traceried 4-light window to east. Nave east end
has a single small lancet. Aisles have 4 pairs of single
lancets without hoodmoulds. West end has moulded central
doorway with shallow gable and single shafts, flanked by small
single lancets. Above, a traceried 4-light window and above it
a pair of tiny lancets.
Angle buttressed north transept has a graduated triple lancet
to north. Similar south transept has a single buttress and to
east, a lean-to porch with door to west.
Hipped south-west porch has a simply moulded west doorway with
shafts and to south, 3 single lancets.
3 stage square tower has angle buttresses, arcaded corbel
table and octagonal broach spire. Simply moulded west door
with patterned tympanum and above it, a single lancet to west
and north. Bell stage has a paired lancet bell opening on each
side.
Lean-to north-east vestry has a blocked round window, and a
further lean-to to east with door and blocked window.
2 storey Sunday school at east end has to north 2
through-eaves dormers and to right, a flat-headed window, all
reglazed. Below, an off-centre 4-centred arched doorway
flanked to left by 2 windows and to right by a single one.
East end has a large square window with glazing bars.
INTERIOR: has roll-moulded chancel arch with shafts, hoodmould
and text. Plain wagon roof. Nave and aisles have matchboarded
single span wagon roof with arch braces, traceried gables and
stone wall shafts. Traceried panelled gallery on round
cast-iron posts. Transepts have similar roofs to the nave.
Entrance hall has half-glazed doors and cantilever stone open
well stair with traceried cast-iron balustrade.
FITTINGS include matchboard stalls and benches with shaped
ends. Panelled octagonal alabaster font with marble shafts,
traceried octagonal alabaster pulpit dated 1901. Nave has 2
early C20 stained glass windows.
Memorials include a First World War memorial tablet and 2 mid
C19 marble tablets, one with portrait, all resited.


Listing NGR: SK3654986704


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, 27 October 2017.

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

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