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Youth Centre, Former Board School

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3975 / 53°23'51"N

Longitude: -1.4183 / 1°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 438776

OS Northings: 389121

OS Grid: SK387891

Mapcode National: GBR 9VC.JW

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.5VWS

Plus Code: 9C5W9HXJ+2M

Entry Name: Youth Centre, Former Board School

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456904

Location: Darnall, Sheffield, S9

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


784-1/6/713 (South East side)
Youth Centre, former Board School


Board school, now youth centre. 1903. By Holmes & Watson for
the Sheffield School Board. Coursed squared stone with ashlar
dressings and graduated slate roofs. Renaissance Revival
EXTERIOR: coped gables of various forms. Single and 2 storeys;
9 x 9 windows. Windows are mainly plain casements. High
central hall flanked on all sides by single storey ranges.
Hall has ramped shouldered gables with side pilasters with
ball finials and central pedestal with urn finial. Each gable
has a round-arched window with voussoirs and keystone. The
roof has 2 octagonal wooden bell turrets with swept lead roofs
and finials. Single coped side wall stack.
Tinsley Park Road front has a central through-eaves dormer
with segmental pediment, flanked by single light windows.
Beyond, single swept coped gables with segmental pediments and
triple windows with label moulds. To left, a gabled porch with
segment-headed recessed door, flanked by single small windows.
In the return angle, set back hipped projection.
To right, projecting cross-wing, with segmental pediment and
3-light mullioned window. Below and to left, corner porch with
catslide roof and segment-headed doorway. To right, single
small window. Right return has central concave sided gable
flanked by smaller convex sided gables with segmental
pediments. 3 triple windows with label moulds. To right, a
small through-eaves dormer. Gable to rear has 2 small windows
flanking a projecting gable stack. Below, a 3-light mullioned
window to left, and a single window to right.
Left return has 2 swept coped gables, the right one
projecting, with triple windows and label moulds. To right,
recessed hipped corner with 3-light mullioned window.
INTERIOR not inspected.
E Holmes, in partnership with AF Holmes, 1893-1906, designed a
number of Board Schools in Sheffield, of which this is a
particularly ornate example.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).

Listing NGR: SK3877689121

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