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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: 1132832



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


District: Sheffield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Ecclesfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Aug-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335455

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SK39NE ECCLESFIELD BURNCROSS ROAD (north side), Chapeltown

6/132 Freeman Hospital (formerly listed as Read- 19/4/72 ing Room and Almhouses, Under Green Head Lane) II

Almhouses, now offices. Dated 1837. Coursed, squared, sandstone, slate roof. Symmetrical, central block flanked by 3-room wings in single-elongated range. Single storey. Central 3-bay block breaking forward with C20 part-glazed door in pointed arch moulded stone surround, flanked by C20 casements in similar surrounds. Band over inscribed READING ROOM. Central plaque above bearing date and coat of arms, surmounted by small pointed light. Embattled parapet. Wings: 3 rooms wide, each room with C20 part-glazed door (now fixed) and 2-light mullion window, all with chamfered ashlar surrounds. Plain eaves, end and ridge stacks to each wing.

Listing NGR: SK3526396290

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National Grid Reference: SK 35263 96290


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