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Leopold Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3823 / 53°22'56"N

Longitude: -1.4713 / 1°28'16"W

OS Eastings: 435262

OS Northings: 387405

OS Grid: SK352874

Mapcode National: GBR 9HK.2B

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.C7LW

Entry Name: Leopold Chambers

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455346

Location: Sheffield, S1

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3587SW LEOPOLD STREET
784-1/24/475 (North East side)
Nos.1, 3 AND 5
Leopold Chambers

GV II

Includes: Nos.47 AND 49 Leopold Chambers CHURCH STREET.
Commercial building, now offices and shops. 1894, with mid and
late C20 alterations. By Holmes & Watson. For Webster &
Styring, solicitors. Ashlar with slate roof. 2 gable and 3
ridge coped ashlar stacks. Flemish Renaissance Revival style.
Incomplete plinth, string courses and sillbands, coped
parapet. 3 storeys plus attics; 6 window range. Curved front
on corner site. Windows are stone mullioned cross casements.
Regular fenestration with 3 bays having canted 2 storey oriel
windows topped with balconies, each bay culminating in a
dormer with shouldered shaped gable and finial. On each floor,
a 3-light window. 2 intermediate bays have a 4-light window on
each floor, flanked by pilasters, and a smaller shaped gable
to the dormer. Right hand entrance bay has a tall first floor
window, 3 lights, with double transoms, and above, a 3-light
window on each floor. Below, ashlar doorcase with paired Doric
columns on pedestals, and entablature with frieze inscribed
"Leopold Chambers". Panelled double doors.
Ground floor has continuous late C20 shopfronts with ashlar
pilasters.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).


Listing NGR: SK3526287405

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK3587SW LEOPOLD STREET
784-1/24/475 (North East side)
Nos.1, 3 AND 5
Leopold Chambers

GV II

Includes: Nos.47 AND 49 Leopold Chambers CHURCH STREET.
Commercial building, now offices and shops. 1894, with mid and
late C20 alterations. By Holmes & Watson. For Webster &
Styring, solicitors. Ashlar with slate roof. 2 gable and 3
ridge coped ashlar stacks. Flemish Renaissance Revival style.
Incomplete plinth, string courses and sillbands, coped
parapet. 3 storeys plus attics; 6 window range. Curved front
on corner site. Windows are stone mullioned cross casements.
Regular fenestration with 3 bays having canted 2 storey oriel
windows topped with balconies, each bay culminating in a
dormer with shouldered shaped gable and finial. On each floor,
a 3-light window. 2 intermediate bays have a 4-light window on
each floor, flanked by pilasters, and a smaller shaped gable
to the dormer. Right hand entrance bay has a tall first floor
window, 3 lights, with double transoms, and above, a 3-light
window on each floor. Below, ashlar doorcase with paired Doric
columns on pedestals, and entablature with frieze inscribed
"Leopold Chambers". Panelled double doors.
Ground floor has continuous late C20 shopfronts with ashlar
pilasters.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).


Listing NGR: SK3526287405

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