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Latitude: 53.4012 / 53°24'4"N
Longitude: -1.4942 / 1°29'39"W
OS Eastings: 433726
OS Northings: 389490
OS Grid: SK337894
Mapcode National: GBR 9BB.4L
Mapcode Global: WHDDH.0RRZ
Entry Name: Mobilization Store and Squash Court to Former Hillsborough Barracks
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246522
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455337
Location: Sheffield, S6
Electoral Ward/Division: Hillsborough
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Owlerton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK 38 NW SHEFFIELD LANGSETT ROAD
(North East side)
Mobilization store and squash
court to former Hillsborough
Mobilization store, now offices, and adjoining squash court and retaining wall. 1848-54, used as industrial workshops mid C20, converted 1990. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roof with 2 coped ridge stacks. EXTERIOR: Plinth, first floor sillband, half-round eaves, coped parapets. 2 storeys; 9 window range. Windows mainly unglazed and boarded at time of survey. Recessed centre has 5 windows, and below, central segmental pointed doorway with voussoirs, flanked by 2 windows. Slightly projecting end bays have 2 windows on each floor. INTERIOR: Not inspected. Adjoining roofless racquets court has blank enclosing walls with half-round coping. At the front, a section of curved retaining wall with half-round coping, approx 25m long. HISTORY : Ball courts were common recreational components of nineteenth century barracks. Part of a c9mplete mid C19 barracks. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 472; Skeleton record plan of ground floor: 1907 -1923).
Listing NGR: SK3372689490
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