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Latitude: 53.3948 / 53°23'41"N
Longitude: -1.503 / 1°30'10"W
OS Eastings: 433146
OS Northings: 388781
OS Grid: SK331887
Mapcode National: GBR 98D.7V
Mapcode Global: WHCCB.WXGT
Entry Name: Walkley Public Library
Listing Date: 19 February 1993
Last Amended: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247394
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456849
Location: Sheffield, S6
Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Walkley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK38NW SOUTH ROAD
784-1/5/740 (South West side)
19/02/93 Walkley Public Library
(Formerly Listed as:
Walkley Free Library)
Public library. Dated 1904, with mid C20 alterations. By
Hemsoll & Patterson. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings
and gabled and hipped slate roofs. Tudor Revival style.
Plinth, low coped parapet and gables. Single storey plus
attics; 4 x 4 windows. Corner site with angled entrance bay.
Entrance bay has parapeted shouldered gable with ramped corner
buttresses. Central 3-light stone mullioned window with
inscribed panel above, flanked by round-arched panels with
oval cartouches. Below, a flat-roofed segmental portico with
curved stone steps, 6 Ionic columns and entablature. Splayed
entrance with recessed panelled double doors. On either side,
a 2-light stone mullioned window between the outer pairs of
Each return has in the centre two 3-light stone mullioned
cross casements with cornice. Beyond, towards the entrance, a
flat-roofed octagonal bay window with 3 stone mullioned cross
casements. At the outer end, a projecting shouldered gable
with a canted stone bay window with a stone mullioned cross
casement and transomed flanking lights.
INTERIOR has segmental arches and shaped wooden brackets to
the roof. Mid C20 bookcases.
Listing NGR: SK3314688781
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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