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SK38NE SAVILE STREET EAST 784-1/6/645 (North West side) 14/09/92 Atlas Works Offices
Formerly known as: Queen's Works offices SAVILE STREET EAST. Steel works offices. 1853, with mid C20 alterations. Partly demolished and refurbished late C20. For Armitage, Frankish & Barker, steel manufacturers. Brick with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs with various stacks. EXTERIOR: plinth, first-floor band, moulded wooden gutter and eaves band with modillions. 2 storeys; 20 window range. To left, a narrow bay with a single plain sash on each floor. To right, a single bay with coped parapet and a round-arched plain sash. To right again, 4 similar round-arched windows flanked by brick pilasters. To right, a segment-headed war memorial panel and a segment-headed glazing bar window. To right again, main range, 2 storeys, with 18 glazing bar sashes on the first floor and 18 segment-headed windows below, all with wooden frames. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as the Queen's Works, these buildings were bought in 1856 by John Brown and renamed the Atlas Works.
They formed part of Firth-Brown industrial group, which pioneered the manufacture of cheap bulk steel in Britain, and manufactured steel rails and armour plate. Building vacant at time of survey. (An Architectural Survey of Urban Development Corporation Areas: RCHME: Sheffield: London: 1989-: 25; Recc. from Trades Historical Society).
Listing NGR: SK3695788760
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