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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 457521
Location: WADSLEY PARISH CHURCH, WORRALL LANE (north east side)
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 January 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1973
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELD SK39SW WORRALL LANE, Wadsley 784-1/1/905 (North East side) 28/06/73 Wadsley Parish Church (Formerly Listed as: WORRALL ROAD, Wadsley Wadsley Parish Church) GV II Parish church. 1833-34. By Joseph Potter. Restored following a fire, 1885. Vestry dated 1897. Ashlar with slate roofs. Gothic Revival style. PLAN: west tower with spire, nave with aisles, chancel, south-east porch, north-east vestry. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth, angle buttresses, coped parapets. Short chancel has blank sides. East end has graduated triple lancet and above, a central oval window with hoodmould. 6-bay buttressed aisles have single lancets in each bay and at the west ends. South aisle has a gabled figure niche in the east end. North aisle has a similar niche with a squat lancet below it. Gabled south-east porch has chamfered pointed doorway, and a single lancet in each side. 3 stage west tower has angle buttresses up to the second stage, string courses, traceried corbel table, and octagonal broach spire with a single tier of lucarnes. West side has a chamfered doorway with a bracket lamp above it, and above again, a gabled niche. North and south sides have a single lancet. Second stage has a clock to west and a single lancet to north and south. Bell stage has a single lancet opening each side. Parapeted flat-roofed north-east vestry has to north two 2-light mullioned windows, and to east a square chamfered doorway, all with hoodmoulds. INTERIOR has double chamfered chancel arch with conical imposts. Chancel has principal rafter roof and patterned stained glass. 6-bay nave has 4-centred arched arcades with hoodmoulds and stops, and fluted octagonal iron piers with moulded capitals and bases. On 3 sides, wooden gallery with traceried front panel. Principal rafter roof with arch braces and short wooden wall shafts. Aisles have similar lean-to roofs. South aisle has a single stained glass window, 1866. Tower porch and vestibule have half-glazed doors and 2 plain stone winder stairs. Fittings include wooden reredos in Decorated style, traceried panelled benches, C19. Pulpit and reading desk C20. Memorials are C19 wall tablets. Wooden war memorial tablet with marble panel, c1920. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 459).

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