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Jessop Hospital for Women

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3813 / 53°22'52"N

Longitude: -1.4825 / 1°28'56"W

OS Eastings: 434522

OS Northings: 387287

OS Grid: SK345872

Mapcode National: GBR 9DK.PP

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.689N

Plus Code: 9C5W9GJ9+G2

Entry Name: Jessop Hospital for Women

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455344

Location: City, Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/23/473 (North side)
Jessop Hospital for Women


Womens' hospital. 1878, by John Dodsley Webster. For Thomas
Jessop. Addition to west 1902, in a sympathetic style. Gothic
Revival style. Brick with ashlar dressings and gabled and
hipped slate roofs with various coped brick stacks. L-plan.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sill and lintel bands, machicolated eaves,
coped gables. 3 storeys; 8 window range. Windows are mainly
transomed or cross mullioned, with stone mullions.
Entrance front has central range, 5 windows, flanked by gabled
wings. Slightly projecting central entrance bay topped by a
single stage tower with cornice and plain parapet, and 2
single lancet openings on each side, with hoodmoulds. On the
first floor, 3 cross casements flanked by single light
windows. Above, similar fenestration, with an ogee crest to
the central window. Below, round-arched entrance with double
doors, inscribed lintel, label mould and crest. On either
side, a cross casement, then a single light window, with label
moulds and crests.
Left gable has a cross casement and above, a taller cross
casement with traceried ogee head and finial. Below, a square
bay window with 3-light cross casement.
Right gable has 2 cross casements and above, 2 similar windows
with traceried ogee heads and between them, a roundel. Below,
two 3-light cross casements with label moulds and finials.
Right return, 3 windows, has a central projecting gabled bay
and to left, a 2 storey square oriel window at the corner,
topped with a pyramidal spire.
Left return has 2 canted 3 storey bay windows, the left one
with a large C20 flat-roofed bay window.
West front has to right an entrance block, 3 storeys plus
attics, with 2 windows in the centre flanked by gabled wings.
On the ground floor, a single storey central porch with
parapet. To left, a lower block with coped parapet and central
projecting bay with 3 storey canted bay window topped with a
balustrade. On either side, 2 windows. At the left corner, a 2
storey square oriel window topped with a pyramidal spire. Left
return has a canted 3 storey bay window to left, topped with a
balustrade, and 2 windows to right.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK3452287287

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