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Statutory Address:

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

Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SK 33004 92740



SK39SW EDGE LANE 784-1/1/302 (South side) 01/05/52 Birley Old Hall


Formerly known as: Byrlay Edge EDGE LANE. House. Dated 1705, incorporating an earlier cruck building. Late C18 alterations and mid C19 additions. Restored 1959 by D Doncaster. Coursed squared stone with gabled and hipped stone slate roofs with single ridge and 2 gable stacks, all coped. EXTERIOR: rusticated quoins, lintel bands to each floor, coped gables with kneelers. 2 storeys; 4 window range. L-plan. South front has a coped datestone, with the inscriptions "J C 1705" and "D D 1959" above the off-centre door, flanked by single 12 pane sashes. Beyond, to left, a 15 pane fixed light. Beyond, to right, a mid C18 casement with an unusual pattern of glazing bars. Moulded stone doorcase with scroll brackets to cornice and C19 half-glazed door. On either side, a 9 pane sash and beyond to left, a half-glazed door with chamfered surround. To right, a 2-light glazing bar casement similar to the one above. Right gable is blank. To left, 2-storey wing with two C18 flush mullioned 2-light windows on each floor, the upper ones being larger. To left, a C19 2 storey addition with two 9 pane sashes and below, an off-centre stable door and a slatted casement. Rear elevation has to left, a flush mullioned 2-light window flanked to left by 2 chamfered mullioned windows and to right by a similar window. Below, at ground level, a flush mullioned window and to its left, a glazing bar casement. Flush cross-wing, to right, has an exposed bay post and a C19 3-light casement. INTERIOR not inspected. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire West Riding: London: 1967-: 476).

Listing NGR: SK3300492740


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Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 476


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

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Date: 16 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06793/21
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