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Tapton Court and Adjoining Terrace Wall and Conservatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3757 / 53°22'32"N

Longitude: -1.5112 / 1°30'40"W

OS Eastings: 432614

OS Northings: 386644

OS Grid: SK326866

Mapcode National: GBR 96M.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.RFK0

Plus Code: 9C5W9FGQ+7G

Entry Name: Tapton Court and Adjoining Terrace Wall and Conservatory

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456818

Location: Sheffield, S10

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

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


SHEFFIELD

SK38NW SHORE LANE
784-1/5/662 (North side)
Tapton Court and adjoining terrace
wall and conservatory

II

House, now university hall of residence, and adjoining terrace
wall and conservatory. Dated 1868, with mid and late C20
additions. For JH Andrew, steel manufacturer. Coursed squared
stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with coped ridge,
gable and side wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first-floor band and sillband, bracketed
eaves cornice, coped gables.
2 storeys; 3 window range. 3 bay entrance front has recessed
centre flanked by pedimented wings. In the centre, a plain
sash flanked by smaller single sashes. Below, square portico
with paired Corinthian columns and balustrade with pedestals.
Half-glazed double door with sidelights, flanked by single
small windows. Round-arched inner door with fanlight. Wings
have single round-arched plain sashes with moulded surrounds
and dummy balconies. Below, single plain sashes with cornices
on brackets, the right one with a panelled apron.
Main garden front has a central square tower, 3 stages, with
bracketed cornice and plain parapet. Central round-arched
glazing bar window with moulded surround and shaped keystone,
and strapwork dummy balcony. Above, to the front, a
round-arched triple window with bracketed sill and linked
hoodmould. On either side, a pair of simpler round-arched
windows. Below, round-arched ashlar doorcase with impost band,
enriched moulded head, and shaped keystone. C20 4-panel door
with carved stone tympanum. Above the door, string course and
bracket to dentilled cornice with strapwork crest.
To left, a projecting pedimented wing with a 2-storey canted
bay window with 3 plain sashes on each floor. Upper window has
carved tympanum under a segment-headed gable. To right, set
back range with a single plain sash and below, a large canted
stone bay window with 3 plain sashes and pierced balustrade.
Left return has an off-centre pedimented projection with a
round-arched plain sash with tympanum, and below, a canted
stone bay window with 3 plain sashes and pierced balustrade.
On either side, a single plain sash on each floor. Beyond, to
right, 2 plain sashes and below, a French window with
overlight, and another plain sash. To left, a single plain
sash on each floor, the upper one segment-headed under a plain
panel.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: outside, adjoining terrace retaining
wall, coursed squared stone and ashlar, with coped strapwork
balustrade and pedestals, some of them topped with urns.
Opposite the main garden front, a flight of steps with
balustrade walls and pedestals topped with gadrooned urns.
Left return has a smaller and simpler flight of steps. On the
terrace, to left, a half-sunken hipped conservatory, with
cast-iron ridge crest.


Listing NGR: SK3261486644

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

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