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Housley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapeltown, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4639 / 53°27'50"N

Longitude: -1.4752 / 1°28'30"W

OS Eastings: 434941

OS Northings: 396483

OS Grid: SK349964

Mapcode National: GBR LX4C.FZ

Mapcode Global: WHDD9.96S9

Entry Name: Housley Hall

Listing Date: 25 April 1969

Last Amended: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335469

Location: Ecclesfield, Sheffield, S35

County: Sheffield

Civil Parish: Ecclesfield

Built-Up Area: Chapeltown

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Chapeltown St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(east side)

5/146 Housley Hall
(formerly listed
25.4.69 as Housley Hall


House. C15 core, C18 facade, rear rebuilt C19, renovated c1980.
Some internal timber framing, rubble sandstone wings, ashlar central
part, C20 cement-tile roof. U-shaped, symmetrical facade with
projecting cross-wings. 2 storeys, 6 windows to first floor.
Chamfered plinth to central part, large quoins to wings. Central
panelled door in architrave with consoles and cornice. Flanking
windows on both floors, all with flat voussoired arches and small-
pane casements. Oval plaque above door on which is painted 'Housley
Hall c1436'. Moulded eaves cornice forms gutter. Part rendered,
corniced end stacks to main range. Wings have two windows to each
floor all in architraves and with 32-pane sashes. Moulded kneelers
return into eaves cornice, gable copings

Interior: right first floor room retains C15 hybrid crown-post roof
trusses, now exposed. Central truss has cambered and chamfered tie
beam with curved braces up to jowled-head crown post and clasping
angled struts from tie beam to purlin. Braced collar purlin. Similar
truss to rear retains wall posts and has steeply cambered tie beam.
King post truss over hall block.

This may represent the house built by Thomas Rotherham (aka. Thomas
Scot) 1423-1500 Archbishop of York from 1480 to 1500 and once
Chancellor of England (until 1483). RCHM report, National Monument

Listing NGR: SK3494196483

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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