Carter Knowle Junior School

23 Jan 2007
Carter Knowle Junior School, Carter Knowle Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2DY
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SK38SW CARTER KNOWLE ROAD 784-1/9/140 (South East side) Carter Knowle Junior School


Board school. 1906. By Holmes & Watson. For the Sheffield Education Committee. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs with various stacks. Arts and Crafts style. EXTERIOR: plinth and shouldered coped gables. Windows are mainly transomed glazing bar casements. Central hall, flanked on all sides by single storey ranges, has a central octagonal wooden bell turret with shallow lead dome and finial, and at each corner, an octagonal stone turret topped with an octagonal louvred ventilator with shallow lead roof and finial. East gable, to Bannerdale Road, has stone mullioned 4-light cross casement and above, a shouldered gabled single bell turret with volutes and finial. On either side, 2 segment-arched leaded dormers with transomed glazing bar windows. East front has central gabled through-eaves dormer flanked by single windows. Beyond, single gables with shouldered segmental pediments and 3-light windows with label moulds. Basement has 6 segment-headed 3-light windows with buttresses between them. Beyond again, in each return angle, a set back hipped block with 4 small windows. Left block has 2-light casement and door. North front, to Carter Knowle Road, has central gable with segmental pediment and 3-light window. On either side, a through-eaves dormer with swept coped gable, flanked by single light windows. Beyond, to left, a small wing with segment-headed gable and 2-light mullioned window. To right, a larger wing topped with a pedestal with gabled pediment, with a 3-light mullioned window. Below and to left, a shallow square bay window with lead roof and 2-light cross casement. Rear elevation, to Fossdale Road, is of similar design. INTERIOR not inspected. E Holmes, in partnership with AF Watson 1893-1906, designed several schools for the Sheffield School Board, of which this is a complete example. (Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3395284092


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


Ashlar, Lead, Slate, Stone, Victorian Board School, Education, School