Don Sawmills

26 Aug 2002
Don Sawmills, 48 Savile Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7UD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SK38NE SAVILE STREET 784-1/6/643 (South side) 16/10/95 No.48 Don Sawmills


Sawmills. c1870, with mid C20 alterations. Brick with stone sills, some renewed in concrete. Gabled and hipped slate and corrugated iron roofs. Truncated square factory stack. EXTERIOR: front range, to Savile Street, 2 storeys; 8 window range. T-plan. Central gable has 3 round-arched glazing bar windows on each floor. Lower range to left has 3 reglazed 3-light casements, and below, a round-arched glazing bar window to right and an altered cart entrance to left, with wooden door and slatted grille above. Range to right has the upper floor covered by a sign board. Below, a round-arched glazing bar window. To right, beyond a cart entrance, a single storey office. Riverside seasoning warehouse, 3 storeys plus basement, 9 window range. On the first floor, tall openings, 2 to left open, the others closed by wooden panels. Above, 9 small square openings, the right one blocked. Ground floor has to left a cart entrance under a relieving arch, and to its right, 2 glazing bar cross casements, with a square basement opening below the right one. To right again, 3 round-arched openings, then a double loading door. To left of the warehouse, office range, 3 storeys; 2 window range. First floor windows have slightly segmental heads, second floor ones have concrete lintels. Left window barred. Ground floor has 2 smaller windows. Central range of open racking with clerestory roof and ground floor sawmill with beams carried on cast-iron posts. INTERIOR not inspected. (An Architectural Survey of Urban Development Corporation Areas: RCHME: Sheffield: London: 1989-: 22).

Listing NGR: SK3607088123


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2169 IOE Records taken by Barbara A West; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: West, Barbara A

Rights Holder: West, Barbara A


Brick, Cast Iron, Concrete, Iron, Slate, Stone, Victorian Saw Mill, Industrial, Timber Mill, Mill, Industrial Building, Timber Processing Site, Wood Processing Site, Warehouse, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building