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Latitude: 53.3827 / 53°22'57"N
Longitude: -1.4878 / 1°29'15"W
OS Eastings: 434169
OS Northings: 387437
OS Grid: SK341874
Mapcode National: GBR 9CK.J6
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.37TL
Plus Code: 9C5W9GM6+3V
Entry Name: Library and Arts Tower, University of Sheffield
Listing Date: 30 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247655
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457011
Location: Sheffield, S3
Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheffield Broomhill St Mark
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK3487SW WESTERN BANK
784-1/22/930 Library and Arts Tower, University
30/03/93 of Sheffield
University library and linked arts tower. 1959 (library) and
1962-5 (arts tower). By Gollins, Melvin Ward and Partners.
Library clad in Portland stone on brick base; glazing with
turquoise tint; flat roof. Arts tower fully glazed in
transparent and obscure glass panels with metal mullions. Flat
roof. Library of square plan with one main floor above ground
containing reading room and further stack floors below. Arts
tower of rectangular plan, lecture theatres in basement;
departments above. 18 storeys high. Curtain walling with solid
panels below window sill height. Library with floor to ceiling
glazing to reading room with thick painted mullions closely
spaced. Portland stone strip above (deep) and below
(narrower). Entrance fully glazed with gallery.
(Aldous Tony: Architecture of the Gollins, Melvin Ward
Listing NGR: SK3416987437
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