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Gateway to Botanical Gardens with Lodges Screen Wall and Railings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3732 / 53°22'23"N

Longitude: -1.4981 / 1°29'53"W

OS Eastings: 433488

OS Northings: 386378

OS Grid: SK334863

Mapcode National: GBR 99N.9L

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.YGSW

Entry Name: Gateway to Botanical Gardens with Lodges Screen Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 1 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456596

Location: 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: Endcliffe St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3386SW CLARKEHOUSE ROAD
784-1/32/195 (South East side)
01/05/52 Gateway to Botanical Gardens, with
lodges, screen wall and railing

GV II

Gateway with lodges, screen wall and railing. c1836 and late
C19, restored 1990. Probably by BB Taylor. Ashlar with stone
slate roofs. 2 stone side wall stacks. Classical style.
Plinth, corner pilasters, cornices, blocking courses.
Round-arched barrel vaulted entrance with keystone, flanked on
each side by a pair of giant Ionic columns, the frieze
inscribed "Botanical Gardens", the entablature crowned by
modelled blocking course. Under the arch, ornamental cast-iron
gates, and a corniced half-glazed door on each side. On either
side, blank rear walls of the lodges. Fronts have 2 windows.
Concave curved flanking wall on each side, with square piers,
entablature and blocking course. Beyond, to right, a scrolled
wrought-iron railing on chamfered plinth, approx 200m long. At
the south-west corner, a wrought-iron caged turnstile.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 465).


Listing NGR: SK3348886378

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Description


SHEFFIELD

SK3386SW CLARKEHOUSE ROAD
784-1/32/195 (South East side)
01/05/52 Gateway to Botanical Gardens, with
lodges, screen wall and railing

GV II

Gateway with lodges, screen wall and railing. c1836 and late
C19, restored 1990. Probably by BB Taylor. Ashlar with stone
slate roofs. 2 stone side wall stacks. Classical style.
Plinth, corner pilasters, cornices, blocking courses.
Round-arched barrel vaulted entrance with keystone, flanked on
each side by a pair of giant Ionic columns, the frieze
inscribed "Botanical Gardens", the entablature crowned by
modelled blocking course. Under the arch, ornamental cast-iron
gates, and a corniced half-glazed door on each side. On either
side, blank rear walls of the lodges. Fronts have 2 windows.
Concave curved flanking wall on each side, with square piers,
entablature and blocking course. Beyond, to right, a scrolled
wrought-iron railing on chamfered plinth, approx 200m long. At
the south-west corner, a wrought-iron caged turnstile.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 465).


Listing NGR: SK3348886378

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