BOW CENTRE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1255151
Date first listed:
12-Dec-1995
Statutory Address:
BOW CENTRE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, HOLLY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOW CENTRE AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, HOLLY STREET

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

District:
Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 35185 87326

Details

SHEFFIELD

SK3587SW HOLLY STREET 784-1/24/436 (East side) Bow Centre and attached railing

GV II

Elementary school, now club. 1894. By JB Mitchell-Withers. For the Sheffield School Board. Ashlar. Roof not visible. Stripped Classical style. EXTERIOR: rusticated plinth, first floor and main cornices, the latter with blocking course. Rusticated pilasters to ground floor, paired Ionic pilasters to the first floor. 2 storeys; 2 x 3 bays. Entrance front, to Holly street, has projecting entrance block to right with a pilastered and pedimented single bell turret with balustrade. First floor has 2 superimposed small square windows on each floor. To left, plain square headed doorway with panelled double door and overlight. Left return has an 8 pane sash above and a larger 8 pane sash below. Outside, a wrought-iron railing with central panelled square ashlar piers and corniced caps, flanking a bridge with wrought-iron balustrade. West Street front has in the centre 2 paired 8-pane sashes framed by double pilasters and flanked by single blank bays. Below, similar fenestration. Basement has 6 square headed openings with railings. Right return has on each floor a paired window flanked by single windows, all 8 pane sashes. The upper paired window has a scroll pediment. Left return has similar fenestration. To left, a projecting block, 2 windows, with small superimposed sashes and to right, steps to a plain doorway with small cornice. INTERIOR not inspected. This building is part of a group illustrating the development of the City's educational facilities on a single site. Included for group value. (Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3518587326

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
458817
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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Date: 22 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03822/02
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