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Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 38727 91759



SK39SE NEWMAN ROAD 784-1/2/530 (North side) Church of St Thomas


Parish church. 1876, with late C20 internal alterations. By Flockton & Abbot. Uncoursed rubble with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. PLAN: apsidal chancel, nave, south porch, south tower and organ chamber, north transept and vestry. EXTERIOR: plinth, sillband, coped gables, corbelled eaves. Apsidal chancel has 7 plain single lancets. Nave has to south a single lancet to west and 2-light pointed arch window to east. North side has three 2-light pointed arch windows. All have tracery of various patterns. West end has string course and 2 single lancets with a round window above and between them. South porch has deep plinth and coped gable. Chamfered pointed arched doorway with hoodmould and late C20 gates. Interior has segmental pointed doorway with late C20 glazed doors. Square south tower, 2 stages, has deep plinth, string course, machicolated eaves and coped parapet, and pyramidal roof. To south-east, a square stair turret. Lower stage has to south, 2 single lancets. Bell stage has a louvred double lancet opening on each side. To east, a hipped organ chamber with a single lancet to south. North transept has to north a graduated triple lancet and to west a single lancet. To north-east, a pointed doorway. Adjoining lean-to vestry has 2 shouldered windows to north and flat-headed single window to east. INTERIOR: chancel has double chamfered arch with imposts, and arch braced panelled ceiling and apse. Moulded sillband, and to east, an ashlar blind arcade with inscription. Windows have late C19 stained glass. To south, arch containing organ. Nave has traceried wall plate and panelled wagon roof with arch braces on corbels. West end has 2 bays divided by a late C20 glazed blockwork screen forming meeting rooms and mezzanine floor. South transept, under tower, has double chamfered arch and cross beam ceiling. East side has chamfered arch containing organ, and tower door to south-east. North transept has a pair of chamfered arches with a round pier with foliage capital and resited traceried wooden screens. Waggon roof. Internal porch with half-glazed doors, and east door to vestry. Stained glass panel in east window. FITTINGS include octagonal ashlar font with alabaster stem, octagonal oak pulpit, traceried stalls and desk, and plain benches, all late C19. Memorials include marble, slate and ashlar war memorial tablet with flanking columns, c1920, and wooden memorial panel c1945. (Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3872791759

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.


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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: 26 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07528/34
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