CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE OF SIENA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1375535
Date first listed:
13-Jun-1997
Date of most recent amendment:
09-Dec-1997
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE OF SIENA, RICHMOND ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE OF SIENA, RICHMOND ROAD

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

District:
Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 39527 85115

Details

SK 38 NE SHEFFIELD RICHMOND ROAD

784/6/10056 Church of St Catherine of Siena 13/06/97 II

Church. 1958-62. Basil Spence. Brown brick. Roof not visible. Slate cladding to entrance block of parish hall. Rectangular nave sweeping around into a semicircular apsed sanctuary . EXTERIOR: entrance to liturgical south-west and parish hall to liturgical west with vestry. Carved words "The Church of St Catherine" to left of recessed entrance. Tower linked to liturgical south-east, and comprising two convex slabs forming a sacristy at ground level and linked by concrete beams above. Patinated bronze sculptural group with crucified Christ affixed to its east side. INTERIOR: aisleless with vertical slit windows to north and south walls and roof sloping upwards towards chancel, on laminated timbers beams, so that roof deck is separated from the walls by a narrow glazed strip. Light is thrown onto the east wall by a concealed window at the east end of the nave. Sanctuary is raised two shallow steps, and altar was originally raised on two further steps against the east wall. It has now been moved forward. Altar is a black painted metal framed table with a varnished timber top. Font of polished limestone with fossils is in the original position to liturgical south side of sanctuary. Timber lid with schematic metal dove. Large timber cross behind altar, comprising two pairs of overlapping beams, penetrated symbolically by large nails. Timber sedilia on metal supports. Laminated timber pews. Organ above entrance to sacristy .A strongly sculptural design with a powerful presence. Vicarage not of special architectural or historic interest.



Listing NGR: SK3952785115

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
466435
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 02 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15661/04
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