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Roadside Wall Facing Main Range of Vickers Building River Don Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4063 / 53°24'22"N

Longitude: -1.4256 / 1°25'32"W

OS Eastings: 438280

OS Northings: 390092

OS Grid: SK382900

Mapcode National: GBR 9S8.YR

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.2ND1

Entry Name: Roadside Wall Facing Main Range of Vickers Building River Don Works

Listing Date: 17 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456005

Location: Sheffield, S9

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Attercliffe and Darnall

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK39SE BRIGHTSIDE LANE
784-1/2/97 (South East side)
17/07/87 Roadside wall facing main range of
Vickers Building, River Don Works

GV II

Wall of steelworks. Early C20 with late C20 works on far side.
Built for Vickers, Son & Co. Brick, in English Garden Wall
bond, with stone dressings. Tall single storey range, 8 bays,
and to right a lower single storey range, 4 bays, which was
originally longer. Plinth, pilasters and parapet, defining
full-height recesses with rebated and cogged heads. The 8 bay
range has a tall round-arched opening in each bay, all but the
heads bricked up. The 4 bay range has tall multipane windows
with segmental heads. Together with the Vickers Building
opposite (qv), this wall illustrates a "canyon" development,
where tall steelworks lined the streets. This was a
characteristic form of development in Sheffield.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SK3828090092

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

Description


SHEFFIELD

SK39SE BRIGHTSIDE LANE
784-1/2/97 (South East side)
17/07/87 Roadside wall facing main range of
Vickers Building, River Don Works

GV II

Wall of steelworks. Early C20 with late C20 works on far side.
Built for Vickers, Son & Co. Brick, in English Garden Wall
bond, with stone dressings. Tall single storey range, 8 bays,
and to right a lower single storey range, 4 bays, which was
originally longer. Plinth, pilasters and parapet, defining
full-height recesses with rebated and cogged heads. The 8 bay
range has a tall round-arched opening in each bay, all but the
heads bricked up. The 4 bay range has tall multipane windows
with segmental heads. Together with the Vickers Building
opposite (qv), this wall illustrates a "canyon" development,
where tall steelworks lined the streets. This was a
characteristic form of development in Sheffield.
Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SK3828090092

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