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Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3968 / 53°23'48"N

Longitude: -1.4674 / 1°28'2"W

OS Eastings: 435514

OS Northings: 389018

OS Grid: SK355890

Mapcode National: GBR 9HD.Y4

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.FWH9

Plus Code: 9C5W9GWM+P3

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456258

Location: Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pitsmoor Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/6/600 (East side)
28/06/73 Christ Church


Parish church. 1850, with alterations and extensive additions
c1985. By Flockton & Son of Sheffield. Squared dressed stone
with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with bands of shaped
slates. Gothic Revival style.
PLAN: chancel, nave with clerestory and aisles, transepts,
vestries, porches, west tower.
EXTERIOR: buttressed throughout, with plinth, hoodmoulds to
openings and coped gables with crosses.
Single bay chancel has a lancet on each side and a 4-light
pointed arch window to east. Clerestory has 4 pairs of small
lancets each side. 4 bay aisles have two 2-light pointed arch
windows east of the porch and a similar window to west. West
ends each have a 2-light pointed arch window. Transepts have
similar 3-light windows in the gables. On the east of the
transepts, a lean-to vestry with ogee headed lancets and a
single door. Gabled west porches have moulded doorways.
4 stage west tower has angle buttresses topped with octagonal
pinnacles and spires, and to south a canted stair turret. To
west, a double chamfered doorway, and to north, 2 single
lancets. Second stage has a single lancet to north and south.
Third stage has a clock to north, and loops on the other
sides. Bell stage has a recessed moulded 2-light pointed arch
bell opening on each side.
INTERIOR: has double chamfered chancel arch with single
shafts. East end has stained glass, 1852, and Perpendicular
style wooden reredos c1900. South side has double chamfered
arch to organ chamber. Transepts have similar arches, the
south one with a C20 glazed screen, the north one with a C19
traceried screen with gallery above.
Nave has 4 bay arcades with double chamfered arches, and
strutted king post roof. West end has double chamfered tower
arch with doorway below and gallery above. Aisles have lean-to
roofs. North aisle has west end baptistry with stained glass
window, 1915, and other stained glass by Kayll & Read.
Fittings include traceried octagonal wooden pulpit, plain
benches, C19, and octagonal font, 1913.
Memorials include alabaster war memorial tablet with
Perpendicular style wooden surround, and 3 C19 Gothic wall
(Sparkes S: Welcome to Pitsmoor: Pitsmoor: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SK3551489018

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