WALKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1247394
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1993
Date of most recent amendment:
12-Dec-1995
Statutory Address:
WALKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, SOUTH ROAD
Statutory Address:
WALKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, WALKLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, SOUTH ROAD
Statutory Address:
WALKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY, WALKLEY ROAD

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

District:
Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SK 33146 88781

Details

SHEFFIELD

SK38NW SOUTH ROAD 784-1/5/740 (South West side) 19/02/93 Walkley Public Library (Formerly Listed as: WALKLEY ROAD Walkley Free Library)

GV II

Public library. Dated 1904, with mid C20 alterations. By Hemsoll & Patterson. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs. Tudor Revival style. Plinth, low coped parapet and gables. Single storey plus attics; 4 x 4 windows. Corner site with angled entrance bay. Entrance bay has parapeted shouldered gable with ramped corner buttresses. Central 3-light stone mullioned window with inscribed panel above, flanked by round-arched panels with oval cartouches. Below, a flat-roofed segmental portico with curved stone steps, 6 Ionic columns and entablature. Splayed entrance with recessed panelled double doors. On either side, a 2-light stone mullioned window between the outer pairs of columns. Each return has in the centre two 3-light stone mullioned cross casements with cornice. Beyond, towards the entrance, a flat-roofed octagonal bay window with 3 stone mullioned cross casements. At the outer end, a projecting shouldered gable with a canted stone bay window with a stone mullioned cross casement and transomed flanking lights. INTERIOR has segmental arches and shaped wooden brackets to the roof. Mid C20 bookcases.

Listing NGR: SK3314688781

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
456849
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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