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Latitude: 53.3944 / 53°23'39"N
Longitude: -1.4457 / 1°26'44"W
OS Eastings: 436957
OS Northings: 388760
OS Grid: SK369887
Mapcode National: GBR 9NF.M0
Mapcode Global: WHDDH.RYR5
Entry Name: Atlas Works Offices
Listing Date: 14 September 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247336
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456480
Location: Sheffield, S4
Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK38NE SAVILE STREET EAST
784-1/6/645 (North West side)
14/09/92 Atlas Works Offices
Formerly known as: Queen's Works offices SAVILE STREET EAST.
Steel works offices. 1853, with mid C20 alterations. Partly
demolished and refurbished late C20. For Armitage, Frankish &
Barker, steel manufacturers. Brick with ashlar dressings and
gabled and hipped slate roofs with various stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first-floor band, moulded wooden gutter and
eaves band with modillions. 2 storeys; 20 window range.
To left, a narrow bay with a single plain sash on each floor.
To right, a single bay with coped parapet and a round-arched
plain sash. To right again, 4 similar round-arched windows
flanked by brick pilasters. To right, a segment-headed war
memorial panel and a segment-headed glazing bar window.
To right again, main range, 2 storeys, with 18 glazing bar
sashes on the first floor and 18 segment-headed windows below,
all with wooden frames.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as the Queen's Works, these buildings
were bought in 1856 by John Brown and renamed the Atlas Works.
They formed part of Firth-Brown industrial group, which
pioneered the manufacture of cheap bulk steel in Britain, and
manufactured steel rails and armour plate.
Building vacant at time of survey.
(An Architectural Survey of Urban Development Corporation
Areas: RCHME: Sheffield: London: 1989-: 25; Recc. from Trades
Listing NGR: SK3695788760
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