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Post Delivery Office 100 Metres North East of Church of St John (Church Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Dore and Totley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3261 / 53°19'33"N

Longitude: -1.5173 / 1°31'2"W

OS Eastings: 432244

OS Northings: 381123

OS Grid: SK322811

Mapcode National: GBR KYVZ.9F

Mapcode Global: WHCCQ.NNNJ

Entry Name: Post Delivery Office 100 Metres North East of Church of St John (Church Not Included)

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455110

Location: Sheffield, S17

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Dore and Totley

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Abbeydale and Millhouses

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38SW ABBEYDALE ROAD SOUTH
784-1/9/9 (East side)
Post delivery office 100m NE of
Church of St John (church not
included)

II

Church room, now post delivery office. Dated 1893. Rock-faced
stone with ashlar dressings and fish scale slate roofs with
decorative ridge tiles, coped gables and finials. Central
octagonal wooden bell turret with steeply gabled openings and
spire topped with weather vane. Gothic Revival style.
Cruciform plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey plus basement; 3 bays. Central gable
with flanking buttresses has moulded flat-headed doorway with
drip mould, containing pointed arched double door with
enriched spandrels. On either side, a single lancet. Above the
door, a triple mosaic panel with central clock flanked by
figures and inscription, divided by stone mullions under a
drip mould. This commemorates the building's use as a hospital
for Belgian forces during World War I. Above again, a slit
ventilator. To right, a square porch with diagonal buttress
and crenellated parapet. Small flat-headed doorway, and above,
a blind quatrefoil. Right return has a 2-light flat-headed
mullioned window. To left, main range has a triple lancet
under a flat head. Gables have a graduated triple lancet to
left and a quadruple lancet to right. Rear has a central
projection with a graduated quadruple lancet. Basement has C20
door flanked by 2-light mullioned window and single window.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SK3224481123

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

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