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Truro Works

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3746 / 53°22'28"N

Longitude: -1.466 / 1°27'57"W

OS Eastings: 435623

OS Northings: 386548

OS Grid: SK356865

Mapcode National: GBR 9JN.73

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.GF4T

Entry Name: Truro Works

Listing Date: 10 September 1986

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455662

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 St Mary, Bramall Lane

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3586NE MATILDA STREET
784-1/31/503 (North East side)
10/09/86 Nos.135-169 (odd) Truro Works
(Formerly Listed as:
MATILDA STREET
Truro Works)

II

Industrial workshops. c1830 and c1850, with late C19 and C20
additions and alterations. Brick with ashlar dressings and
gabled and hipped slate roofs, with single ridge, 2 gable and
single side wall stacks to the main range.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor sillband, wooden gutters. 3 and
4 storeys; 8 x 15 windows. Acute angled corner site with
rounded corner. Windows of various types with brick flat
arches.
Entrance bay at rounded corner has 3 wooden cross casements
and above, three 9 pane sashes with a 6 pane sash inserted
between the left pair. Central wooden doorcase with pilasters
and cornice, the frieze inscribed "Truro Works". Double board
door with overlight, flanked by a shuttered window to left and
a blocked window to right.
Left return, to Matilda Street, has to left 4 cross casements
and to right, 4 plain sashes. Above, 7 single light casements
and to right, a sash, all smaller. Below, to left, a wooden
doorcase with pilasters, cornice and pediment, framing a
4-panel door with overlight, a blocked window, and a pair of
carriage doors. To left, a larger inserted 3-light window. To
right, a door with overlight, then 3 casements, the right one
shuttered.
Beyond, to left, a late C19 workshop block with painted ground
floor, sillbands and 2 gable and 2 ridge stacks. 4 storeys; 13
window range. On the upper floors, 2-light casements with
overlights, those to third floor smaller. Ground floor has a
near-central door flanked to left by 5 windows and to right by
3. To left, a carriage opening. To right, a doorway with
corniced surround and overlight.
Right return, to Mortimer Street, has on each upper floor 16
windows, mostly 2-light casements, some first floor ones with
glazing bars. Most of the ground floor windows are blocked and
some have shutters. To right, a C20 doorway and a 4 pane
casement. To right again, a higher mid C19 block, 3 windows,
with tall segment-headed glazing bar casements on the upper
floors, those to the first floor mainly reglazed. Below, a
central door. At the right end, a truncated square factory
chimney stack with ashlar plinth and band.
Return to Matilda Lane has to left a mid C19 block, raised
late C19, with sillbands on the lower floors and single gable
and side wall stacks. 4 storeys; 12 window range. 3 lower
floors have segment-headed 2-light glazing bar casements, some
of them unglazed. Third floor has 6 horizontal 3-light
casements. Ground floor has a door in bay 9. To right, a late
C19 block with sillbands, coped gable and single gable stack.
3 storeys; 8 window range. Windows are casements, those to
second floor being smaller.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SK3562386548

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK3586NE MATILDA STREET
784-1/31/503 (North East side)
10/09/86 Nos.135-169 (odd) Truro Works
(Formerly Listed as:
MATILDA STREET
Truro Works)

II

Industrial workshops. c1830 and c1850, with late C19 and C20
additions and alterations. Brick with ashlar dressings and
gabled and hipped slate roofs, with single ridge, 2 gable and
single side wall stacks to the main range.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor sillband, wooden gutters. 3 and
4 storeys; 8 x 15 windows. Acute angled corner site with
rounded corner. Windows of various types with brick flat
arches.
Entrance bay at rounded corner has 3 wooden cross casements
and above, three 9 pane sashes with a 6 pane sash inserted
between the left pair. Central wooden doorcase with pilasters
and cornice, the frieze inscribed "Truro Works". Double board
door with overlight, flanked by a shuttered window to left and
a blocked window to right.
Left return, to Matilda Street, has to left 4 cross casements
and to right, 4 plain sashes. Above, 7 single light casements
and to right, a sash, all smaller. Below, to left, a wooden
doorcase with pilasters, cornice and pediment, framing a
4-panel door with overlight, a blocked window, and a pair of
carriage doors. To left, a larger inserted 3-light window. To
right, a door with overlight, then 3 casements, the right one
shuttered.
Beyond, to left, a late C19 workshop block with painted ground
floor, sillbands and 2 gable and 2 ridge stacks. 4 storeys; 13
window range. On the upper floors, 2-light casements with
overlights, those to third floor smaller. Ground floor has a
near-central door flanked to left by 5 windows and to right by
3. To left, a carriage opening. To right, a doorway with
corniced surround and overlight.
Right return, to Mortimer Street, has on each upper floor 16
windows, mostly 2-light casements, some first floor ones with
glazing bars. Most of the ground floor windows are blocked and
some have shutters. To right, a C20 doorway and a 4 pane
casement. To right again, a higher mid C19 block, 3 windows,
with tall segment-headed glazing bar casements on the upper
floors, those to the first floor mainly reglazed. Below, a
central door. At the right end, a truncated square factory
chimney stack with ashlar plinth and band.
Return to Matilda Lane has to left a mid C19 block, raised
late C19, with sillbands on the lower floors and single gable
and side wall stacks. 4 storeys; 12 window range. 3 lower
floors have segment-headed 2-light glazing bar casements, some
of them unglazed. Third floor has 6 horizontal 3-light
casements. Ground floor has a door in bay 9. To right, a late
C19 block with sillbands, coped gable and single gable stack.
3 storeys; 8 window range. Windows are casements, those to
second floor being smaller.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SK3562386548

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