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Crookesmoor Middle School and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3867 / 53°23'12"N

Longitude: -1.4906 / 1°29'26"W

OS Eastings: 433974

OS Northings: 387881

OS Grid: SK339878

Mapcode National: GBR 9BH.XR

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.24FJ

Plus Code: 9C5W9GP5+MP

Entry Name: Crookesmoor Middle School and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 15 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456792

Location: Walkley, Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: The Vine, Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/5/232 (South East side)
15/02/95 Crookesmoor Middle School and
boundary wall


Board school, now middle school, with adjoining boundary wall.
1874, with additions 1881. By Innocent & Brown for the
Sheffield School Board. Further addition 1887, by CJ Innocent.
Mid C20 additions and alterations. Coursed squared stone with
ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs. Gothic
Revival style.
EXTERIOR: string courses and coped gables. Single storey and 2
storeys plus basement; 15 window range. Windows are mainly
casements with transoms. Hipped central block has a graduated
quadruple ridge stack with louvred openings, and a square
wooden bell turret with square fish scale slate spire and
Oxford Street front has a central block with a continuous
12-light window with pointed heads and blind tracery. Above, 2
gables, each with a graduated triple lancet with tracery, on
an inscribed sillband. Between the windows, a stone rainwater
head with cartouche. Below, a full width single storey
flat-roofed porch with a central pair of gated doorways
flanked by 3 small windows. Beyond, projecting canted wings
with hipped roofs. To left, 2 shouldered stepped single lancet
stair windows, and below, 2 single lancets. To right, a single
window to the basement and to the second floor.
Crookesmoor Road front has a hipped central block with
decorative ridge tiles, topped with a square wooden bell
turret with pyramidal roof and finial. To left, a gable with a
3-light stone mullioned cross casement on a sillband, and
below, a round-arched basement opening. To right, a smaller
set back gable. Fronting the smaller gable, a single storey
block with gabled and hipped roof and a triple ridge stack.
Two 2-light stone mullioned windows. To left, in the return
angle, a canted porch with hexagonal pyramidal roof and
segment-headed doorway. On the left side, a small single
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside stone boundary wall to Tay
Street, with gabled stone coping and acute angled rounded
corner. Single gateway to Oxford Street.
This school is one of a number designed by Innocent & Brown
for the Sheffield School Board, and is one of the earliest to
be built in England after the 1870 Education Act.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3397487881

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