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1-15, Paradise Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3837 / 53°23'1"N

Longitude: -1.4706 / 1°28'14"W

OS Eastings: 435307

OS Northings: 387556

OS Grid: SK353875

Mapcode National: GBR 9HJ.7V

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.C6XV

Entry Name: 1-15, Paradise Square

Listing Date: 1 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455887

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

SK3587NW PARADISE SQUARE
784-1/19/567 (South side)
01/05/52 Nos.1-15 (Odd)

GV II*

Terrace of 8 houses, now offices. c1771; No 11 dated 1787.
Late C19 alterations. Built for Thomas Broadbent. Brick with
ashlar and brick dressings with slate roofs and 7 gable and 2
ridge stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinths, ramped coped parapets, coped gables.
Central block has moulded cornice; other houses have brick
dentilled eaves, that to 11 larger and more elaborate. 3
storeys; 18 window range, arranged 3:3:6:3:3. First floor
windows are 12 pane sashes, second floor windows 9 pane
sashes, 12 pane to No.1. All windows have brick flat arches.
Projecting central block, 6 windows, has an off-centre
doorcase with eared architrave and semi-pediment. Fielded
6-panel door and overlight. To its right, a 12 pane sash.
Beyond, on either side, doorcases with panelled pilasters,
reeded friezes and cornices, and fielded 5-panel doors. Beyond
again, single 12 pane sashes. On either side, houses with
doorcases with eared architraves and cornices, and fielded
6-panel doors, flanked to right by two 12 pane sashes. Left
house has a bronze tablet recording a visit by John Wesley,
1779.
Beyond again, house to left has similar doorcase and
fenestration. To right, end house has central 12 pane sash
flanked to left by a doorcase with pilasters and cornice, and
C20 fielded 6-panel door. To right, a similar doorcase with
half-glazed door and overlight, and to its right, a 12 pane
sash.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 455).


Listing NGR: SK3530787556

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