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CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN

List entry Number: 1254812

Location

CHURCH OF ST STEPHEN, FAWCETT STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Sheffield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 458132

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History

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Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3487NW FAWCETT STREET 784-1/17/316 (South side) 28/06/73 Church of St Stephen

II

Parish church. 1857, with mid and late C20 additions and alterations, restored 1984. By Flockton & Sons. Paid for by Henry Wilson of Westbrook. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and steep pitched slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. PLAN: cruciform plan with crossing tower, north-east vestry and north and west porches. EXTERIOR: plinth, buttresses, sillband, chamfered eaves, coped gables. Windows are mainly 2-light pointed arch windows with tracery and hoodmoulds with mask stops. Chancel east end has a 5-light pointed arch window and below it, late C20 door with brick cheeks and single flanking windows. North side has 2 windows. South-east side has a lean-to projection with single side wall stack and to east an untraceried triple lancet with chamfered surround. Adjoining vestry to south-east has coped gable with large stone gable stack with pierced cap. Chamfered doorway flanked by cusped 2-light pointed arch window to left and blank to right. Square crossing tower, 2 stages, has clasping buttresses to the lower stage, quoins, string course, corbel table and crenellated parapet. Bell stage has on each side a pair of 2-light pointed arch bell openings with hoodmoulds. South transept has wheel window in south gable and single storey C20 addition below. Each side has 2 C20 windows and west side has to left a canted stair turret with segmental pointed door and single C19 window. North transept has a 3-light pointed arch window in the gable and a 2-light similar window to east. To west, a truncated 2-light pointed arch window and below it, a flat-roofed C20 porch with coped side wall and recessed glazed door. Aisleless nave has 3 windows to south, the central one with a large C20 window below it. To west, a triangular projection with a single cusped lancet to east. North side has 4 windows, the east one partly covered by the north porch, and the next to west has a door inserted below it. West end has a 4-light pointed arch window, and below, a single lancet on each side, flanking the west porch. Cross-gabled west porch has a moulded pointed doorway with shafts to north and a 2-light pointed arch window to west. INTERIOR: chancel has arch braced principal rafter roof with collars and wall shafts. Arch has square piers with capitals removed. Patterned stained glass east window with sillband and C20 door and windows below. South side has double chamfered doorway and double chamfered arch. Crossing has C20 cross beam concrete ceiling, glazed wooden screen and stair. First floor Sunday school has moulded arches with glazed screens and cross beam ceiling with arched corner braces. North transept has similar inserted floor forming first floor room. South transept is screened off. Nave has arch braced principal rafter roof with collars and altered wall shafts and corbels. East end has a blocked arch with octagonal piers and capitals. West end has traceried panelled gallery on round cast-iron posts, and below it, a pointed doorway. Each side has plain windows and south side has gabled headed door. West porch has a fillet moulded chamfered doorway. Fittings include C19 stone font and matchboard benches. Memorials include 2 gabled mosaic war memorial tablets, c1920, and a Classical marble war memorial tablet and brass, 1898. (Architect's perspective by Flockton & Sons).

Listing NGR: SK3431287814

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Flockton, , Sons, , Architects Perspective

National Grid Reference: SK 34312 87814

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