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Brooklyn Works

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.39 / 53°23'23"N

Longitude: -1.4755 / 1°28'31"W

OS Eastings: 434978

OS Northings: 388253

OS Grid: SK349882

Mapcode National: GBR 9GG.5L

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.92M0

Entry Name: Brooklyn Works

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255043

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458628

Location: Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: The Vine, Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/14/392 (North side)
18/11/85 Brooklyn Works
(Formerly Listed as:
Ball Street Bridge, Beckett's Gable
Wall, Kelham Weir)


Steel and file works. Mid and late C19, with C20 alterations.
For Alfred Beckett & Sons, Ltd. Red brick, partly rendered,
with ashlar dressings and slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: river side range, single storey; 12 window range.
To left, 7 coped gables with string course and coursed squared
stone basement. Each gable has a segment-headed 3-light
casement, and above, a round ventilator. To right, a single
storey link building with 2 windows. To right again, rendered
and painted gable end of single storey range, with 3 blank
segment-headed windows. Above them, a rendered relief sign
with the firm's name and trademark and decorative flourishes.
Coped gable with 3 ball finials. Right return has 8
segment-headed windows, some blocked. To right, a set back
range, 2 storeys, with 6 side wall stacks. Six 2-light
casements to left, and 6 glazing bar sashes to right, all
segment-headed. Below, 7 windows and large single and double
Green Lane front has to left a 2-storey range with angled
corner and 8 casements on each floor. To right, a block with
string course and moulded eaves, with a pair of tall, narrow
windows flanked to left by 2 larger windows, and to right by
3. Below, doorcase with cornice, flanked by 2 windows to left
and one to right. To right again, a 3 storey block, mid C19,
with plinth, string course, and dentilled wooden eaves.
Rendered relief sign with the firm's name, between the lower
floors. 9 windows on each floor, mainly plain sashes. Ground
floor has cart entrance with a pair of doors, flanked to right
by 3 windows. To left, a doorcase with cornice and overlight,
flanked to right by a window and to left by 2 windows.
Rendered right gable has a segment-headed rendered relief sign
with the firm's name.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Building vacant at time of survey.
The Beckett's gable wall with sign (part of the riverside
range) was previously listed on 18/11/95; the works in
addition to it (described above) are a new listing.

Listing NGR: SK3497888253

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

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