MAPPIN ART GALLERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1254483
Date first listed:
28-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
MAPPIN ART GALLERY, WESTON PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAPPIN ART GALLERY, WESTON PARK

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

District:
Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 33885 87354

Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3387SE WESTON PARK 784-1/21/913 (West side) 28/06/73 Mappin Art Gallery

II*

Art gallery. 1887, with addition to left, 1937, and rear addition 1961-65. By Flockton & Gibbs. 1961 addition by JL Womersley (City Architect). Ashlar and brick with asphalt roofs. Greek Revival style. Plinth, rusticated lower stage, entablature, angle pilasters. Single storey with recessed attic and higher square windowless central block with cornice. Raised projecting centre with 4-columned Ionic portico with decorated pediment topped by lion. Steps to central panelled double door with overlight. On either side a set back giant Ionic colonnade, 5 bays. Projecting blank apsidal ends. 1937 addition, in stripped Classical style has plinth, sillband, eaves cornice and parapet. 10 mullioned casements with plain stone surrounds. Left return has a slightly projecting centre with 5 blanks separated by pilasters, with a single blank bay each side. To right, a projecting pedimented entrance. INTERIOR has square entrance hall with moulded cornice and king post roof with moulded timbers and large scroll brackets. Pyramidal skylight. On either side, corniced doorcase with fanlights. Flanking exhibition halls have similar glazed roofs. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 459).

Listing NGR: SK3388587354

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
457336
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 459

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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Date: 09 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03623/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara A West. Source Historic England Archive
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