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Former Post Office and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.382 / 53°22'55"N

Longitude: -1.4643 / 1°27'51"W

OS Eastings: 435727

OS Northings: 387367

OS Grid: SK357873

Mapcode National: GBR 9JK.LG

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.G8X5

Entry Name: Former Post Office and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458139

Location: Sheffield, S1

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Park St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3587SE FLAT STREET
784-1/25/323 (East side)
Former Post Office and attached
railings

GV II

Post office, now offices, and attached railing. c1890, with
rear addition dated 1909. Red brick with ashlar dressings and
slate roofs with 2 gable and single ridge brick stacks, with
prominent stone coping.
EXTERIOR: first floor sillband, dentilled cornice and blocking
course, coped gables. Main block, 2 storeys; 7 window range.
Centre, flanked by brick pilasters topped with urns, has
pedimented gable and a paired 8 pane sash. On either side, 2
similar windows, the right one partly reglazed. Arcaded ground
floor has 5 moulded round arches with a central tripartite
window flanked by 2 paired 8 pane sashes. Under the central
window, blocked posting boxes, flanked by elaborate cast-iron
area railing. Projecting end bays have angle pilasters to the
first floor, carried up through a moulded cornice and topped
with ball finials. Coped gables also have ball finials. On the
first floor, a 2-light cross mullioned window with brick
mullion and stone transom, with a pair of 8 pane sashes.
Below, a pilastered doorcase with moulded cornice on brackets,
and fielded panelled double doors, those to the right with an
overlight. Above the doors, a pedimented panel with the VR
monogram, and a crown in the pediment.
Beyond, to left, a 2 storey addition, single window.
Projecting centre with angle pilasters and cornice to each
floor, the upper one dentilled. 3-light mullioned window with
8 pane sashes, and below, a similar 3-light cross-mullioned
window. To right, a single storey addition with angle
pilasters with ball finials, and coped gable with ball finial.
Single 3-light cross mullioned window with 8 pane sashes.
Rear addition, to Pond Street, in a simpler version of the
same style, 2 storeys; 7 window range. 2 gable and 2 side wall
coped brick stacks. Central bay has flanking pilasters and
pediment containing a round-arched opening with a double sash.
Single tripartite sash on each floor, the lower one larger. On
either side, 2 double sashes, the lower ones larger. At the
foot of each bay, a barred cellar opening. Projecting end bays
have coped parapets and pedestals with ball finials, and a
double sash on each floor. Left bay has a smaller sash to the
ground floor with a corniced doorway below it.
Beyond, to left, a gabled 2 storey block with coped gable
containing a round window. Double sash flanked by single
sashes. Below, 2 double board doors with louvred panels.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SK3572787367

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

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