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Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 33341 89514



SK38NW FORBES ROAD 784-1/5/325 (West side) Owlerton War Memorial Hall


War memorial hall. Dated 1925, with late C20 alterations. Red brick with terracotta dressings and gabled and hipped slate roof topped with a louvred square turret with pyramidal lead roof. EXTERIOR: plinth. Single storey plus tower; 3 x 5 windows. Coped main gable has projecting central bay flanked by panelled pilasters with quoins, containing a segment-arched 4-light cross casement with terracotta mullions. On either side, a small plain sash with moulded surround and pediment. Above the window, raised panel with the name of the building in raised lettering. Above again, a shouldered gabled pediment. Single storey porch has projecting doorcase with panelled terracotta quoins, dentilled cornice and segmental pediment with shaped blocking course. Moulded and ornamented round-arched doorway with keystone cartouche and recessed double doors. To left, a canted corridor with blocking course and 2 single light windows, late C20, with terracotta surrounds. To right, square clock tower, 3 stages, with angle pilasters and quoins, corner shafts, plinth, and moulded coped parapet with corner pedestals and a segmental pediment and keystone on each side. Lower stage has a terracotta relief panel under a dentilled cornice, with an inscribed bronze plaque below it. Middle stage has a single window on 3 sides. Upper stage has a recessed panel on each side, with dentilled head and round shafted blind balustrade below. Front panel has a central clock, side panels have blank roundels. Hall has bays divided by recesses housing downpipes, and stepped terracotta coping. In each bay, a segment-headed 3-light cross casement with double transoms and terracotta lintel. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK3334189514

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 31 January 2017.


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War Memorials Online, accessed 31 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/148337
War Memorials Register, accessed 31 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/27513


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: IOE01/06793/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara A West. Source Historic England Archive
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