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Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 34156 81048


SK 3481 SW SHEFFIELD RENEY AVENUE (South side), Greenhill 784-1/39/10053 CHURCH OF ST PETER


Anglican church. Designed 1963, built 1964-5, consecrated 1966, addition c.1994. By Oxley & Bussey of Sheffield. Peter Sargent architect in charge. General contractors William Drabble & Sons Ltd. Brick, circular plan with central square spire 93ft high clad in Westmorland slate roofs. The circular plan has advanced and recessed sections joined by flat glass walls. Exterior faced in dark brick with flat parapets, projecting porch to north-west, lower day chapel projects to north-east now linked by additional parish room. Glazed wooden entrance screen with double glazed doors. Four large laminated wooden beams rise from around the altar forming the square spire with clear glass clerestory windows. Raised circular altar space with stainless steel and wood communion rail, raised altar of grey Derbyshire marble. Suspended over altar stainless steel cross. Wooden seating in arched sections, raised section to north for choir. Stainless steel and wooden pulpit, bishop's throne, hymn board and hymn book stand. Circular font of grey Derbyshire marble on octagonal base. Glazed walls have rectangular glazing with coloured panes in the form of a cross. Day chapel has completely glazed west wall of colourful abstract design. Included as an early example of liturgical planning, bringing the communicants and celebrant closer together while solving the problems faced by churches which were entirely in the round'. It is a most handsome and lavish church of its date, with fixtures and fittings of exceptional quality and completeness. Sources. The Architect & Building News. June 22, 1966, pp.1117 -1120.

Listing NGR: SK3415681048


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'Architect and Building News' in 22 June, (1966), 1117-1120


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/15661/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara A West. Source Historic England Archive
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