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Birkdale School

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3732 / 53°22'23"N

Longitude: -1.496 / 1°29'45"W

OS Eastings: 433630

OS Northings: 386381

OS Grid: SK336863

Mapcode National: GBR 99N.RL

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.ZGSV

Plus Code: 9C5W9GF3+7J

Entry Name: Birkdale School

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247253

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456589

Location: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sheffield Broomhill St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/33/188 (South East side)
28/06/73 Birkdale School
(Formerly Listed as:
Clarke House)


House, now school. c1840, with rear addition, now library,
c1900. Brick with ashlar dressings and hipped and gabled slate
roofs with 2 ridge and 2 side wall stacks. Plinth, first floor
and sillbands, modillion wood eaves.
2 storeys; 3 window range. Windows are 12 pane sashes above
and plain sashes below, all with brick flat arches. Central
portico with 2 fluted Doric columns in antis, with cornice and
blocking course. Panelled door with overlight. On each side, a
window. Right return, 4 windows, has regular fenestration. To
right, a set back rear wing, 2 storeys; 3 window range. In
front of it, a single storey addition with hipped roof and
canted corners, with six 3-light wooden cross casements. To
its left, a door with overlight. Left return has a
round-headed stair window. At the rear, to left, a C19 2
storey gabled wing with three 12 pane sashes, the left one
altered to form a fire escape.
INTERIOR has entrance hall and stair well with enriched
cornices, and cantilever stone dogleg stair with ornate
cast-iron balustrade. Main rooms have enriched cornices and
doorcases, and one fluted slate fireplace with hob grate.
Library addition has wood panelling, enriched cornice and
saucer dome.

Listing NGR: SK3363086381

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