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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1132749



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Rotherham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335674

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SK49SW ROTHERHAM EFFINGHAM STREET (west side) 5/40 Old School of Science and Art GV II School of science and art, now offices. Dated 1888, enlarged 1902 (White's Directory 1917). By E. I. Hubbard (Rotherham Advertiser). Sandstone ashlar facade, roof not visible. 2 storeys; 4 : 3 : 2 : 3 : 2 bays, the 3-bay parts recessed and flanking an entrance feature. Thinly-applied Ionic detail. Ground-floor string course. Main doorway has double doors and stained-glass fanlight with panel of female artist holding palette; keyed archivolt flanked by paired pilasters; date beneath frieze inscribed 'SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ART'; shallow segmental pediment. Entrance entablature continuous across elevation. Outer bays have pilasters at principal bay divisions and recessed panels beneath shared sills of casements in architraves; basement door beneath far right window; passageway flanked by pilasters to far left. 1st floor: entrance feature has 2 tall casements in architraves beneath recessed panels and flanked by pilasters; pediment surmounted by statue of Queen Victoria sculpted by Gilmour of Sheffield (Rotherham Advertiser). All other bays divided by pilasters and each with round-headed casement and keyed archivolt linked by moulded impost band; narrower window to far left above passageway. Plain frieze, cornice and coped parapet with dies at principal bay divisions. Interior: lobby screen with etched-glass panel bearing Rotherham arms and words 'School of Science'. Rotherham Advertiser, March 30th, 1889, p5.

Listing NGR: SK4293993103

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Books and journals
'Rotherham Advertiser' in 30 March, (1889), 5

National Grid Reference: SK 42939 93103


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