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Latitude: 53.3816 / 53°22'53"N
Longitude: -1.4725 / 1°28'21"W
OS Eastings: 435185
OS Northings: 387326
OS Grid: SK351873
Mapcode National: GBR 9GK.TL
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.C81F
Entry Name: Bow Centre and Attached Railings
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1255151
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458817
Location: Sheffield, S1
Electoral Ward/Division: City
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheffield
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK3587SW HOLLY STREET
784-1/24/436 (East side)
Bow Centre and attached railing
Elementary school, now club. 1894. By JB Mitchell-Withers. For
the Sheffield School Board. Ashlar. Roof not visible. Stripped
EXTERIOR: rusticated plinth, first floor and main cornices,
the latter with blocking course. Rusticated pilasters to
ground floor, paired Ionic pilasters to the first floor. 2
storeys; 2 x 3 bays. Entrance front, to Holly street, has
projecting entrance block to right with a pilastered and
pedimented single bell turret with balustrade. First floor has
2 superimposed small square windows on each floor. To left,
plain square headed doorway with panelled double door and
overlight. Left return has an 8 pane sash above and a larger 8
pane sash below. Outside, a wrought-iron railing with central
panelled square ashlar piers and corniced caps, flanking a
bridge with wrought-iron balustrade.
West Street front has in the centre 2 paired 8-pane sashes
framed by double pilasters and flanked by single blank bays.
Below, similar fenestration. Basement has 6 square headed
openings with railings. Right return has on each floor a
paired window flanked by single windows, all 8 pane sashes.
The upper paired window has a scroll pediment. Left return has
similar fenestration. To left, a projecting block, 2 windows,
with small superimposed sashes and to right, steps to a plain
doorway with small cornice.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This building is part of a group illustrating the development
of the City's educational facilities on a single site.
Included for group value.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).
Listing NGR: SK3518587326
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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