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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1270724
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457545
Location: Sheffield, S4
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
SK38NE EFFINGHAM ROAD
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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