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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 456252
Location: GATEHOUSE OFFICES LODGES AND SCREEN WALLS AT CITY ROAD CEMETERY, 441 AND 443 CITY ROAD (north east side)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 September 2001
Date listed: 28 June 1973
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1973
Grade II

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SHEFFIELDSK38NECITY ROAD784-1/6/177(North East side)

SHEFFIELD SK38NE CITY ROAD 784-1/6/177 (North East side) 28/06/73 Nos.441 AND 443 Gatehouse, offices, lodges and screen walls at City Road Cemetery II Gatehouse, offices, superintendent's and sexton's houses and screen walls to cemetery. Dated 1879. By ME Hadfield & Son. For the Sheffield Burial Board. Squared dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Tudor Revival style. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and string courses, coped gables and parapets. Central 4 stage gate tower, incorporating the under-sexton's house, has buttresses and to right, a higher octagonal stair turret topped with a crenellated lantern. Moulded 4-centred arched gateway with hoodmould and wrought-iron gates. Under the arch, a brick vault with stone ribs, and on either side a four-centred arched doorway. On the first stage, a 5-light traceried cross mullioned window, the central light blank, and on the top stage, a clock. Flanking the tower on either side, single storey corridors, now columbaria, each with 3 ogee headed single lancets. Beyond, to left, former superintendent's house. 3 large side wall stacks, 2 of them external. 2 storeys. Central range with large cross-wings with front facing gables. Centre has a double mullioned window to left and a smaller 2-light mullioned window to its right. Below, to right, a cross casement. Main gable, to right, has a 4-light transomed casement with ogee headed lights and hoodmould. Right return has, beyond the corridor, a 2 storey square bay window with a 5-light mullioned window on each floor. Smaller left gable has a cross casement to right and below, a lean-to with a 4-centred arched door. To left, beyond the stack, a small 2 storey wing with a transomed window. Former sexton's house, to right, 2 storeys. Single large side wall and ridge stacks. L-plan. Front facing left gable has a 3-light mullioned window with label mould, and below, two 2-light mullioned windows with linked label moulds. Set back wing, to right, is blank above and has a 2-light mullioned window below. INTERIOR not inspected. Adjoining screen walls have gabled stone coping and octagonal piers with ogee capitals and finials. Left wall has an elliptical arched doorway to right. Each approx 50m long. (150 Years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell, Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 71).

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