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49-63, Fargate

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3812 / 53°22'52"N

Longitude: -1.4693 / 1°28'9"W

OS Eastings: 435397

OS Northings: 387282

OS Grid: SK353872

Mapcode National: GBR 9HK.JQ

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.D8KQ

Plus Code: 9C5W9GJJ+F7

Entry Name: 49-63, Fargate

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458131

Location: 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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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3587SW FARGATE
784-1/24/315 (South East side)
Nos.49-63 (odd) Carmel House

GV II

7 shops with offices above. Dated 1890, with late C20
alterations. Ashlar with steep pitched slate roof with various
grouped coped stacks. Gothic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys plus attics; 13 window range. Curving
facade on corner site. Windows are mainly cross-mullioned
casements. First floor has an off-centre canted oriel window.
To left, six 2-light windows, the 2 to left being taller. To
right, 4 similar windows arranged in pairs, then another
canted oriel window. The windows have round heads with carved
tympana, and decorated cornices above. The oriel windows have
round-headed central lights with toplights and flanking
lights. Above, a shallow floor with bays defined by thin
pilasters and a cornice with animal figures. Similar window
arrangement to the floor below, with ten 3-light round-headed
windows with flattened ogee hoodmoulds and finials which
intersect the cornice. The 4 windows to right are paired. The
oriel windows have a segment-headed recess containing a
round-headed 2-light mullioned window, and on either side,
single round-headed lights. Third floor has the same window
arrangement with 6 large 3-light cross mullioned windows to
left and 4 paired 2-light windows to right. The oriel windows
have 3-light windows with flanking lights. Above, a carved
frieze with bosses and animal figures. Attic floor has a
crenellated parapet framing 10 gable dormers, each with a
2-light cross mullioned, pointed arch window with plate
tracery. Oriel windows have larger dormers with finials and
flat-headed triple lancets fronted by canted pseudo-balconies
with large segmental openings.
Entrance bay, to left, has on the first floor a 2-storey
round-arched recess with a 3-light cross mullioned window on
each stage and a panelled transom between them. Above, a
3-light window on the third floor, and above it, a gabled
dormer similar to those over the oriel windows, but without
the balcony. On the ground floor, a round-arched entrance. To
right, the ground floor has 7 late C20 shopfronts with a blind
arcaded balustrade with engaged octagonal shafts above them.
Between the 2 shopfronts to far right, a small round-headed
doorway with a blank round-headed window above it, with
decorated spandrels.
INTERIOR remodelled late C20.


Listing NGR: SK3539787282

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

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