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Truro Works

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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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

Plus Code: 9C5W9GFM+RH

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


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
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
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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