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Owlerton War Memorial Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4014 / 53°24'5"N

Longitude: -1.5 / 1°29'59"W

OS Eastings: 433341

OS Northings: 389514

OS Grid: SK333895

Mapcode National: GBR 98B.WH

Mapcode Global: WHCCB.XRWS

Entry Name: Owlerton War Memorial Hall

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458141

Location: 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: Owlerton St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW FORBES ROAD
784-1/5/325 (West side)
Owlerton War Memorial Hall

GV II

War memorial hall. Dated 1925, with late C20 alterations. Red
brick with terracotta dressings and gabled and hipped slate
roof topped with a louvred square turret with pyramidal lead
roof.
EXTERIOR: plinth. Single storey plus tower; 3 x 5 windows.
Coped main gable has projecting central bay flanked by
panelled pilasters with quoins, containing a segment-arched
4-light cross casement with terracotta mullions. On either
side, a small plain sash with moulded surround and pediment.
Above the window, raised panel with the name of the building
in raised lettering. Above again, a shouldered gabled
pediment.
Single storey porch has projecting doorcase with panelled
terracotta quoins, dentilled cornice and segmental pediment
with shaped blocking course. Moulded and ornamented
round-arched doorway with keystone cartouche and recessed
double doors. To left, a canted corridor with blocking course
and 2 single light windows, late C20, with terracotta
surrounds.
To right, square clock tower, 3 stages, with angle pilasters
and quoins, corner shafts, plinth, and moulded coped parapet
with corner pedestals and a segmental pediment and keystone on
each side. Lower stage has a terracotta relief panel under a
dentilled cornice, with an inscribed bronze plaque below it.
Middle stage has a single window on 3 sides. Upper stage has a
recessed panel on each side, with dentilled head and round
shafted blind balustrade below. Front panel has a central
clock, side panels have blank roundels.
Hall has bays divided by recesses housing downpipes, and
stepped terracotta coping. In each bay, a segment-headed
3-light cross casement with double transoms and terracotta
lintel.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SK3334189514


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 31 January 2017.

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

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