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Straddle Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3846 / 53°23'4"N

Longitude: -1.4597 / 1°27'34"W

OS Eastings: 436034

OS Northings: 387664

OS Grid: SK360876

Mapcode National: GBR 9KJ.LJ

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.K634

Plus Code: 9C5W9GMR+R4

Entry Name: Straddle Warehouse

Listing Date: 30 April 1974

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456133

Location: City, Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Park St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/6/139 (South side)
30/04/74 Straddle Warehouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Bridge Warehouse)


Canal warehouse, now offices. c1900, restored 1994-5. Steel
frame with concrete infill, blue brick underbuild and red
brick end walls with 5 bay hipped slate roof. Corner pilasters
and parapet.
5 storeys; 10 x 5 windows. Windows are cast-iron glazing bar
casements, those to the ends with segmental heads. The
building straddles the canal. East and west sides have regular
fenestration with 10 windows on each floor. West side has a
wooden footbridge on brackets. Below, 5 docking bays separated
in the centre by blue brick walls with round-headed arches,
and on each side by cross-braced round wrought-iron columns.
Each end has a full width wooden canopy over the ground floor,
and a central gabled wooden hoist canopy. Under the canopy, 5
round-headed arches with hoodmoulds. South-west corner has a
full height square stair tower with 2 windows to the top floor
and staggered windows to each landing below. North side has a
door and landing to each floor. West side has a round-headed
door to the ground floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This building is one of the last purpose built warehouses on a
narrow canal, and is a highly specialised design.

Listing NGR: SK3603487664

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