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Riding School to Former Hillsborough Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Hillsborough, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4014 / 53°24'5"N

Longitude: -1.4938 / 1°29'37"W

OS Eastings: 433751

OS Northings: 389520

OS Grid: SK337895

Mapcode National: GBR 9BB.7H

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.0RYR

Plus Code: 9C5WCG24+HF

Entry Name: Riding School to Former Hillsborough Barracks

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455340

Location: Hillsborough, Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

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

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Riding school to former
Hillsborough Barracks


Riding school, now offices. 1848-54, used as industrial workshops mid C20, converted 1990. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof EXTERIOR: Plinth, half-round eaves, coped parapets and gables. Single and 2 storey; 6 window range. First floor windows are semicircular glazing bar casements with voussoirs. Entrance gable, to north-east, has a projecting central flat-roofed staircase tower with central window, flanked by single windows in the gable. Central window has below it a round-arched doorway with voussoirs and inserted mid C20 door. On either side, single flat-roofed porches with parapets and single flat-headed blocked windows. Right return has 6 windows, 3 of them unglazed, and below, an off-centre round-arched double door. Left return has similar fenestration with the central window altered to a loft door. INTERIOR: Not inspected. HISTOR Y: Riding schools were an essential part of cavalry barracks; the Beaumont Riding School at Aldershot (qv) is a contemporary example. Despite conversion, much of the original site survives including officers' quarters and barracks, hospital, stables, magazine and guard house (qqv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N : Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 472; Skeleton record plan of ground floor: 1907-1923).

Listing NGR: SK3375189520

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