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George Woofindin Almshouses

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

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Latitude: 53.3685 / 53°22'6"N

Longitude: -1.5011 / 1°30'4"W

OS Eastings: 433291

OS Northings: 385854

OS Grid: SK332858

Mapcode National: GBR 98Q.N8

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.XLCH

Plus Code: 9C5W9F9X+CG

Entry Name: George Woofindin Almshouses

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457178

Location: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, S11

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


784-1/35/275 (North West side)
George Woofindin Almshouses Nos.1-18


18 almshouses. Dated 1899. Paid for by George Woofindin. Red
brick with moulded brick and ashlar dressings and plain tile
roofs. Each block has 2 paired ridge stacks and 2 gable
stacks, all coped.
EXTERIOR: plinth and first floor band. 3 blocks set at an
obtuse angle and linked by gabled archways. 2 storeys; 19 bays
arranged 6: 7: 6. Windows are mainly cross casements with
stone mullions and transoms.
Central block has central gable with gabled central panel
containing inscription and datestone. Below, central
round-arched doorway with glazed double doors and label mould,
and above it, a 3-light overlight with mullions. On either
side, a tall 3-light window.
Beyond, on each side, 3 gabled through-eaves dormers with
3-light windows. Below, a canted and hipped double bay window,
3 lights, flanked on the inner side by a round-arched doorway
with hoodmould, and on the outer side by 2 similar doorways.
Beyond again, a single canted bay window. At each end of the
block, a round-arched doorway under a steep pitched coped
gable with ball finial.
Flanking blocks have each 6 through-eaves dormers with 3-light
windows. Below, 2 doorways flanked by double bay windows, then
double doorways, then single bay windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK3473786333

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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