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Canalside Warehouse of GS Dilley and Sons

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3877 / 53°23'15"N

Longitude: -1.4447 / 1°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 437026

OS Northings: 388011

OS Grid: SK370880

Mapcode National: GBR 9NH.TF

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.S36S

Plus Code: 9C5W9HQ4+34

Entry Name: Canalside Warehouse of GS Dilley and Sons

Listing Date: 13 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457545

Location: Sheffield, S4

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Attercliffe and Darnall

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/6/307 (South East side)
13/06/88 Canalside warehouse of GS Dilley &


Iron warehouse. Mid C19, with later C19 additions. Built for
the Firth family, steel makers. Brick with ashlar dressings
and hipped and gabled C20 corrugated iron roofs. L-plan, with
taller gabled warehouse end-on to the canal and lower
warehouse with hipped 2-span roof parallel to the canal to its
EXTERIOR: canal side has continuous ashlar plinth. Gable to
left has a blocked elliptical arched goods entrance with
rusticated head and voussoirs. In the opposite gable, a
blocked round-arched opening above, and an enlarged entrance
below, with timber lintel. Range to right is open to roof but
has 2 storeys of openings. Above, a central segment-headed
window flanked by single flatter arched windows and beyond,
single larger windows. All are bricked up. Below, 2 goods
entrances, the left segment-headed, the right with girder
lintel, and to left, a window. All are bricked up. Rear has
central full-height segment-headed doorway with flanking
buttresses, flanked by 2 round-headed windows, the left ones
blocked and the right ones partly blocked.
INTERIOR has king post truss roof, and narrow gauge rail
track. The warehouses were used for the storage of bar iron
from Sweden before it was processed in the cementation and
crucible works. It is said to be the sole survivor of this
type of warehouse in Sheffield.
(An Architectural Survey of Urban Development Corporation
Areas: RCHME: Sheffield: London: 1989-: 19; Barraclough K:
Sheffield Steel: PLATES 23 & 24).

Listing NGR: SK3702688011

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