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Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
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SK 32145 87423



SK38NW HEADLAND ROAD 784-1/5/415 (North side (off)) Cemetery Chapel at Crookes Cemetery


Cemetery chapel. Dated 1908, with mid C20 alterations. Coursed squared stone and concrete, with ashlar dressings and slate roof with coped gables. Gothic Revival style. PLAN: apsidal sanctuary, nave, south aisle, south-west porch, corner tower, office. EXTERIOR: windows are mainly traceried lancets. Canted sanctuary has plain coped parapet. East end has a triple lancet with hoodmould and stops, under a gabled string course with bosses. To left, a buttress with square crenellated cap. Left angle has a canted hipped projection. Right angle has an octagonal tower, 2 stages, with buttress and string course. The tower contains a chimney topped with a buttressed square turret with louvred openings. Nave, 5 bays, has buttresses rising through the parapet, with square crenellated caps. Plinth, string course, coped parapet with 3 small pointed arched openings in each bay. East gable has small cross and single ventilator. West end has angle buttresses and plain coped parapet. 3-light pointed arch window with hoodmould and stops, under a shallow gabled string course with bosses. North side has four 2-light pointed arch windows with hoodmoulds and stops. Triple gabled south aisle has buttresses and coped gables. Three 2-light pointed arch windows with hoodmoulds. Gabled south porch is roofed with lengthwise concrete slabs. South gable has diagonal buttresses and chamfered doorway with ogee hoodmould and finial. West side has 2 single lancets. Single bay office, to north-west, has crenellated parapet. Untraceried 2-light pointed arch window to west, single lancet to north, and shouldered doorway to east. INTERIOR: nave and sanctuary have rendered vault with moulded ribs and ashlar springings. Sanctuary has stained glass panels, flanked by single blind arches. Below the window, a mid C20 curved sounding board. Nave has bays divided by octagonal wall shafts and moulded pointed arches. South side has to east a blank arch, then 3 bays with blank heads and below, chamfered segment-headed openings with traceried glazed wooden screens. To west, a bay with moulded pointed arched double doors. North side has to east, a blank bay with a pointed arched doorway. West end has a stained glass window. South aisle, forming ante-room, has corbelled concrete slab roofs with moulded ribs, and bays divided by chamfered piers and pilasters. At either end, a segment-arched recess, the west one with double doors. North side has traceried glazed screens with seats. FITTINGS include traceried panelled wooden reading desk and open framed wooden benches.

Listing NGR: SK3214587423


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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: 25 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/03390/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara A West. Source Historic England Archive
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