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23, Carver Street

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3805 / 53°22'49"N

Longitude: -1.4739 / 1°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 435096

OS Northings: 387198

OS Grid: SK350871

Mapcode National: GBR 9GK.JZ

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.B9D9

Plus Code: 9C5W9GJG+5F

Entry Name: 23, Carver Street

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456190

Location: City, 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 St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/24/144 (East side)
28/06/73 No.23
(Formerly Listed as:
Rear premises of No 23 Carver Street
(facing Carver Lane))


Courtyard workshops. Early, mid and late C19, with C20
additions and alterations. Brick, the front block
colourwashed, with stone dressings and slate and stone slate
roofs with various ridge and gable stacks.
EXTERIOR: front block, early C19, has dentilled eaves and
slightly projecting pedimented centre. Centre has three 12
pane sashes with splayed lintels. To left, a similar sash. To
right, a rendered bay with a similar window in a moulded
stucco surround. Below, in the centre, a double loading door
with glazing bar overlight and lintel, flanked by single 12
pane sashes. To left, a similar sash and to right a
segment-headed entrance with moulded surround and keystone.
Panelled door and sidelight, and above a heavy transom, a
4-pane overlight.
Lower 2 storey block, to right, mid C19, has 4 plain sashes.
Below, to left, an elliptical arched carriage entrance with
keystone. To its right, 4 altered plain sashes, then a wooden
doorcase with pilasters and cornice. The windows have stone
lintels. Rear has five 9 pane metal casements and above, a
slate hung raised portion with a glazed mansard roof. Below,
three 9 pane windows to left of the carriage opening. Rear
windows have concrete lintels. Block to right has 2 paired 12
pane sashes and below, 2 blocked openings.
South range, late C19, brick with glazed brick facing to the
upper floors. 2 storeys plus basement; 6 window range. 6
closely spaced metal glazing bar casements flanked to left by
half-glazed door with stone steps and overlight. Above, 7
similar casements, the left one smaller. Below, 4
segment-headed basement openings with 3-light wooden glazing
bar casements and to right a door and sidelight. To left, a
lower 2 storey block, early C19, with stone slate roof. To
left, a door with external brick and stone stair and landing.
To its right, two 2-light casements, then a 28 pane casement,
all with glazing bars. Below, an altered 2 light casement and
to right a C20 single storey lean-to addition with corrugated
asbestos roof.
East range, early C19, has to right a 3 storey block; 6 window
range. First floor has four 3-light glazing bar casements
flanked by single C20 doors, the right one with stone landing.
Above, six 3-light glazing bar casements. Below, 4 much larger
3-light glazing bar casements.
To left, an early C19 block with a coped gable. 2 storeys; 2
window range. Small opening to left and large window to right,
both boarded up. At the left end, a brick and stone stair,
C19, leading to a C20 steel gallery with handrail which
crosses this building to give access to the adjoining block.
Below, 2 board doors, the left one with overlight, flanked to
left by a small glazing bar casement and to right by a
segment-headed window.
Rear elevation, to Carver Lane, has 3 storey central block
with 8 casements of 2 and 3 lights, some of them reglazed.
Above, 8 glazing bar casements, 2 and 3 lights. Below, to
left, 2 larger 3-light casements, the left one altered and a
C19 door inserted. Lower block to right has a single window to
right and below, a central door with an altered doorway and
window to left and a window to right, all boarded up. To left,
a gable, brick with a slate hung clerestory. Single 3-light
segment-headed casement and above, a similar flat-headed
casement. Below, a recessed C20 double door.
INTERIOR not inspected.
These buildings are a typical example of the small scale
courtyard workshops characteristic of Sheffield.

Listing NGR: SK3509687198

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