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Oakbrook Notre Dame Roman Catholic School Sixth Form Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3727 / 53°22'21"N

Longitude: -1.5171 / 1°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 432224

OS Northings: 386313

OS Grid: SK322863

Mapcode National: GBR 95N.6S

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.NHR8

Plus Code: 9C5W9FFM+35

Entry Name: Oakbrook Notre Dame Roman Catholic School Sixth Form Block

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458220

Location: Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Fulwood

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ranmoor St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/5/329 (South side)
28/06/73 Oakbrook, Notre Dame Roman Catholic
School Sixth Form Block
(Formerly Listed as:
Oakbrook (Convent of Notre Dame))


House, now school. c1855. For Mark Firth. Ashlar with hipped
slate roofs and 4 coped stone ridge stacks. Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: rusticated plinth, quoins, first floor band, sill
and eaves bands, eaves cornice, balustrade with urns. 2
storeys plus attics; 5 window range. Windows are plain sashes
with moulded surrounds, those to ground floor with small
Entrance front, 3 windows, has a central sash flanked to right
by a similar sash and to left by a triple sash. Central
balustraded carriage porch with paired heavily rusticated
Ionic columns. C20 glazed double door and overlight. To left,
a triple sash, to right a single one. To right again, set back
2 storey service wing, 2 windows, with hipped roof and large
ridge stack. To left, the projecting return of the garden
front, with 2 sashes on each floor.
Asymmetrical garden front has a recessed centre with 2 single
sashes and to right, above the door, a double sash with
cornice and pseudo balcony. Below, 2 sashes and to right, a
round-headed doorcase with panelled pilasters and glazed
2-leaf door with fanlight and sidelights. To right, a
projecting 2 storey canted bay window with 3 sashes on each
To left, a square belvedere tower, 3 stages, with modillion
eaves cornice and balustrade with urns. First floor has a sash
on each side. Viewing stage has rusticated pilasters and on
each side a double round-headed opening with single shafts and
keystones. Ground floor has a single sash and on the left
return, a round-headed niche with a figure. Plainer left
return has a canted bay window with 3 sashes on each floor,
flanked on each floor by a single sash to right and 3 sashes
to left. Set back service wing, to left, has a full-width
lean-to conservatory.
INTERIOR has a cantilevered stone open well stair with
cast-iron balusters and ramped scrolled handrail. Main rooms
have enriched cornices. Garden front room has plaster wall
panels and painted ceiling. Mark Firth was one of the most
important steel manufacturers and philanthropists in Sheffield
in the C19.

Listing NGR: SK3222486313

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

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