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Sheaf Works

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3862 / 53°23'10"N

Longitude: -1.4573 / 1°27'26"W

OS Eastings: 436195

OS Northings: 387839

OS Grid: SK361878

Mapcode National: GBR 9LH.3Y

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.L48X

Entry Name: Sheaf Works

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455546

Location: Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Park St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE MALTRAVERS STREET
784-1/6/491 (North side)
28/06/73 Sheaf Works
(Formerly Listed as:
MALTRAVERS STREET
Sheaf Works (front block only))

II

Cutlery works, now disused. 1823. Ashlar with hipped slate
roof and 2 large ridge stacks. Classical Revival style.
Plinth, first floor band and sillband, moulded eaves and
pediment, coped parapet. 3 storeys; 9 window range.
Projecting centre, 5 windows, with pediment containing tablet
inscribed "Sheaf Works". Windows are 12 pane sashes, the pair
to right replaced by plain sashes, with moulded surrounds and
cornices. Above, nine 6 pane sashes, 2 of them replaced by
2-light casements. Ground floor has 12 pane sashes with eared
architraves and cornices.
Right return, 3 windows, has a projecting centre. Single 12
pane sash flanked by single tripartite sashes with scrolled
pediments. Above, three 6 pane sashes with cornices. Below,
doorcase with double columns, cornice and fanlight, flanked by
single tripartite sashes with scrolled pediments.
Rear has regular fenestration, with a clock in the pediment
and 3 elliptical arched basement openings with keystones, now
blocked.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This building is said to be the first designed for the factory
production of cutlery.


Listing NGR: SK3619587839

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE MALTRAVERS STREET
784-1/6/491 (North side)
28/06/73 Sheaf Works
(Formerly Listed as:
MALTRAVERS STREET
Sheaf Works (front block only))

II

Cutlery works, now disused. 1823. Ashlar with hipped slate
roof and 2 large ridge stacks. Classical Revival style.
Plinth, first floor band and sillband, moulded eaves and
pediment, coped parapet. 3 storeys; 9 window range.
Projecting centre, 5 windows, with pediment containing tablet
inscribed "Sheaf Works". Windows are 12 pane sashes, the pair
to right replaced by plain sashes, with moulded surrounds and
cornices. Above, nine 6 pane sashes, 2 of them replaced by
2-light casements. Ground floor has 12 pane sashes with eared
architraves and cornices.
Right return, 3 windows, has a projecting centre. Single 12
pane sash flanked by single tripartite sashes with scrolled
pediments. Above, three 6 pane sashes with cornices. Below,
doorcase with double columns, cornice and fanlight, flanked by
single tripartite sashes with scrolled pediments.
Rear has regular fenestration, with a clock in the pediment
and 3 elliptical arched basement openings with keystones, now
blocked.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This building is said to be the first designed for the factory
production of cutlery.


Listing NGR: SK3619587839

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