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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 GEORGE

List entry Number: 1247180

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, ST GEORGES TERRACE

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

County District District Type Parish
SheffieldMetropolitan Authority

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: 456391

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Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3487SE ST GEORGE'S TERRACE 784-1/23/676 (East side) 28/06/73 Church of St George

GV II

Church, now lecture theatre and student accommodation. 1821-25. By Hurst and Woodhead. Ashlar. Roofs not visible. Perpendicular Revival style. PLAN: sanctuary, north-east porches, nave with clerestory, aisles, south porch, west tower, west porches. Pointed arch window throughout. EXTERIOR: plinth, buttresses, eaves band, crenellated parapets and gables, crocketed pinnacles. Windows are lancets with panel tracery and hoodmoulds. Single bay sanctuary has to east a transomed 5-light window with ogee hoodmould and finial. Blank returns with crenellated single cell porches in the angles. These have a door to east and a single light window to the return. 6 bay nave has thin wall shafts topped with pinnacles and six 3-light windows on each side to the clerestory. 6 bay aisles have 3-light windows in each bay. South aisle has in the third bay a gabled porch with moulded doorway and hoodmould, with traceried panelled double door and overlight. West tower, 3 stages, has angle buttresses with crocketed gables, and multiple string courses. First stage has, to west, a moulded doorway with ogee hoodmould and finial. Second stage has a 3-light window. Bell stage has in the lower part a blind arcade with a clock on 3 sides and a blank roundel to east. Above, a 3-light transomed bell opening on each side. Canted west porches, flanking the tower have moulded west doorways with crocketed hoodmoulds and traceried panelled double doors with overlights. North and south returns have 2-light windows. INTERIOR: has flat panelled cross beam ceilings, that to nave with thin wall shafts. Sanctuary has an arch with clustered round shafts, set within a larger and more elaborately moulded arch with diagonally set engaged piers. Above this, a Tudor arched panel with traceried plasterwork in the spandrels. Nave has 6 bay arcades with octagonal piers and moulded capitals and arches with linked hoodmoulds. Clerestory sillband. Blind-arcaded wooden gallery over the aisles and across the west end, carried on clustered cast-iron posts. At the west end, a central doorway and above, a moulded arch framing an apsidal recess in the tower, set within a Tudor arched panel with traceried plasterwork spandrels. Aisles have sloping ceilings and traceried cast-iron brackets. At the east ends, traceried wooden screens defining vestries. Central and side entrances, to west, have traceried panelled doors, and the central lobby has traceried panelled walls. On each side of the tower, cantilevered stone winder staircases. Fittings and floors mainly removed. Traceried wooden reredos and octagonal marble and alabaster font remain. Stained glass east window, C19. 2 wooden war memorial tablets, Decorated style, c1920. Resited war memorial tablet from St Luke's Church (qv), c1920. Other memorials mid and late C19. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 451).

Listing NGR: SK3464087334

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Radcliffe, E - Title: The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding - Date: 1967 - Page References: 451

National Grid Reference: SK 34640 87334

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