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The Towers

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3639 / 53°21'49"N

Longitude: -1.5005 / 1°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 433340

OS Northings: 385336

OS Grid: SK333853

Mapcode National: GBR 98R.SY

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.XQN2

Plus Code: 9C5W9F7X+GR

Entry Name: The Towers

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456007

Location: Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield, S11

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Nether Edge and Sharrow

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: St Andrew, Psalter Lane

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text



(South West side)
The Towers


House. Dated 1874. For James Wilson. Coursed squared stone
with ashlar dressings and Westmorland slate roofs. French
Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, string courses, eaves band, shouldered coped
gables with kneelers. 2 storeys plus attics; 2 x 6 windows.
Entrance front has 2 wooden framed cross casements with label
moulds, and 2 buttressed external stacks. Central crenellated
porch with buttresses and chamfered and moulded pointed arched
doorway with panelled double doors. Above the door, a niche
with crest and pinnacle. Right return has an unglazed opening
with cusped head and 2 shafts. On the left side, an attached
canted bay window with 2 plain sashes and central shaft. To
right, a canted hipped single storey projection with plinth
and moulded eaves and wooden framed cross casement with
glazing bars.
Garden front has to right a main block, with projecting
central round tower flanked by gabled wings. Tower has string
courses and crenellated parapet, bays divided by buttresses
topped with pinnacles, and conical slated spire. On the first
floor, 3 stone mullioned cross casements. Above, 3 cusped
headed triple lancets. Below, 3 single light mullioned windows
with transoms. Wings have on the first floor a 3-light cross
casement and above, a smaller 2-light casement window, all
with label moulds. Below, a canted bay window with crenellated
parapet and crest, the central light of the left one altered
to a French window. Lower range to left has on each floor a
stone mullioned cross casement. At the left corner, a 2 storey
round tower with buttresses, crenellated parapet and octagonal
spire. On the first floor, a 3-light stone mullioned cross
casement, flanked by single light transomed windows, all with
blind tracery. Below, two 2-light windows with central shaft,
divided by a buttress.
Left return has to right an entrance bay with a canted stone
oriel window on corbels and scroll brackets, with a hipped
roof. Crenellated parapet with stepped flat topped gable
containing a pointed arched recess with datestone. Stone
mullioned cross casement with stained glass. Below, chamfered
pointed arched doorway with fleurons, covering a narrow door
with overlight, flanked to left by a small casement.
To left, a hipped double bay with moulded string course with
central ogee arch and finial. 2 stone mullioned cross
casements. Below, a 5-light stone mullioned cross casement
with major mullions to the central light. Above it, a cusped
headed panel containing a rebus.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK3334085336

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

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