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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
Entry Name: Straddle Warehouse
Listing Date: 30 April 1974
Last Amended: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247015
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456133
Location: Sheffield, S2
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
SK38NE CANAL WHARF
784-1/6/139 (South side)
30/04/74 Straddle Warehouse
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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