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

Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 35188 87304



SK3587SW HOLLY STREET 784-1/24/437 (East side) Holly Building


Pupil teachers' centre, now education offices. 1899, by HW Lockwood. For the Sheffield School Board. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus basement and clerestory; 7 window range. Windows are mainly casements with stone mullions and transoms. Ground floor sillband, second floor cornice, dentilled wooden eaves, plain coped parapet. Symmetrical front has 2 canted 4 storey bay windows topped with spires, with three 2-light mullioned windows on each floor. Behind them, square ventilator shafts with corniced louvred tops. In the centre, three 3-light elliptical arched mullioned windows with carved tympanums. On either side, beyond the bay windows, a similar window with plain tympanum. Above, an attic storey with lean-to roof and four 3-light windows with wooden mullions. Above again, clerestory has 3 similar larger windows. Below, projecting canted central porch with crenellated balustrade with raised coped central block with datestone. Central 4-centred arched entrance with panelled double doors and plain fanlight, and above it, a 3-light mullioned lancet. On either side, a tall 3-light cross mullioned window, and beyond, on each side, a similar single light window. Beyond the bay windows, a tall 3-light cross mullioned window. Basement has 6 round-headed openings with rusticated multiple keystones. Right return has 3 floors with a large 2-light mullioned window to each of them. INTERIOR not inspected. This building is one of a group illustrating the expansion of the City's educational facilities on one site. (Research by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3518887304


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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: 18 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16741/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Barbara A West. Source Historic England Archive
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