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Holly Building

A Grade II Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3814 / 53°22'53"N

Longitude: -1.4725 / 1°28'20"W

OS Eastings: 435188

OS Northings: 387304

OS Grid: SK351873

Mapcode National: GBR 9GK.VN

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.C82K

Plus Code: 9C5W9GJH+H2

Entry Name: Holly Building

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458818

Location: City, 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: Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/24/437 (East side)
Holly Building


Pupil teachers' centre, now education offices. 1899, by HW
Lockwood. For the Sheffield School Board. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus basement and clerestory; 7 window
range. Windows are mainly casements with stone mullions and
transoms. Ground floor sillband, second floor cornice,
dentilled wooden eaves, plain coped parapet. Symmetrical front
has 2 canted 4 storey bay windows topped with spires, with
three 2-light mullioned windows on each floor. Behind them,
square ventilator shafts with corniced louvred tops. In the
centre, three 3-light elliptical arched mullioned windows with
carved tympanums. On either side, beyond the bay windows, a
similar window with plain tympanum. Above, an attic storey
with lean-to roof and four 3-light windows with wooden
mullions. Above again, clerestory has 3 similar larger
windows. Below, projecting canted central porch with
crenellated balustrade with raised coped central block with
datestone. Central 4-centred arched entrance with panelled
double doors and plain fanlight, and above it, a 3-light
mullioned lancet. On either side, a tall 3-light cross
mullioned window, and beyond, on each side, a similar single
light window. Beyond the bay windows, a tall 3-light cross
mullioned window. Basement has 6 round-headed openings with
rusticated multiple keystones. Right return has 3 floors with
a large 2-light mullioned window to each of them.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This building is one of a group illustrating the expansion of
the City's educational facilities on one site.
(Research by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3518887304

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