ENTRANCE GATEWAY TO GREEN LANE WORKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1255044
Date first listed:
01-May-1952
Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE GATEWAY TO GREEN LANE WORKS, GREEN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ENTRANCE GATEWAY TO GREEN LANE WORKS, GREEN LANE

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

District:
Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 35025 88192

Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3588SW GREEN LANE 784-1/15/393 (North side) 01/05/52 Entrance gateway to Green Lane Works

II*

Works entrance. Dated 1860. Built for Henry Hoole. Restored and refronted 1985. Ashlar, stucco and brick, with gabled and hipped slate roof with single gable stack. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 8 bays. Entrance, in the form of a tripartite triumphal arch, has quoins, impost band and dentilled cornice. Projecting centre has dentilled pediment and frieze inscribed "Green Lane Works". Round-arched entrance with rusticated base and voussoirs and mask keystone. Narrow wings have framed bronze relief panels of Industry and Art, possibly by Alfred Stevens, who was employed by the firm in 1850-52. Below, single round-headed doorways. On either side, a blank stucco bay and beyond, blank brick bays, 1985. Under the archway, a pair of tall board doors. Above, a square cupola with diagonal buttresses, and console brackets to the corniced clock stage, topped with a round-arched square lantern with square dome and weather vane. Plainer rear elevation has pediment with bust in roundel and the inscription "Established AD 1795. Rebuilt by Henry E Hoole 1860". Rusticated gateway. To left, a stucco wing with first floor sillband. Five 12 pane sashes and a tripartite sash. Above, 8 late C20 windows. INTERIOR not inspected. From c1851-1930, this works was used for making cast-iron fireplaces, and from 1940-48 for making razor blades. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 470; Information board in company office).

Listing NGR: SK3502588192

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458629
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967), 470

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: 04 Jan 2002
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