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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 456580
Location: CREMATORIUM AND ADJOINING CHAPELS AT CITY ROAD CEMETERY, CITY ROAD (east off)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 September 2001
Date listed: 12 December 1995
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELDSK38NECITY ROAD784-1/6/183(East side (off))

SHEFFIELD SK38NE CITY ROAD 784-1/6/183 (East side (off)) Crematorium and adjoining chapels at City Road Cemetery II Crematorium and adjoining chapel. Chapel (formerly Nonconformist) 1881, by ME Hadfield & Son for the Sheffield Burial Board. Crematorium 1904-05, by C & CM Hadfield for Sheffield City Council. Additional chapel and additions mid C20. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and slate and stone slate roofs. EXTERIOR: crematorium, C14 style, is based on the Abbot's Kitchen at Glastonbury. Octagonal plan, with diagonal buttresses at the angles, topped with gargoyles. String course and moulded parapet. On 3 sides, a 4-light window with flat head and label mould. Octagonal stone slate roof topped with a crenellated octagonal lantern enclosing the square metal stack. Glazed 2-light windows on each side. Adjoining chapel, to north-west, Perpendicular style, has plinth, sillband, coped parapet and gables. West gable has a central projection topped with a gabled double bell turret with octagonal finial. On either side, a traceried 2-light window with transom and hoodmould. East gable has diagonal buttresses and a 5-light pointed arch window with panel tracery and hoodmould. North side has 2 flat-headed 2-light windows flanked by buttresses, and beyond, similar 3-light windows, all with label moulds. South-east side has 2-light window. North-west porch has shouldered coped gable with 2-light window, and in the return angle, a doorway and window. Mid C20 chapel, to south, has a tall 3-light window to south, and single storey porches and projections to east and west. INTERIOR not inspected. (150 years of Architectural Drawing: Hadfield, Cawkwell & Davidson: Sheffield: 1984-: 48-50).

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