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West Range at Cornish Place Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3906 / 53°23'26"N

Longitude: -1.4771 / 1°28'37"W

OS Eastings: 434871

OS Northings: 388326

OS Grid: SK348883

Mapcode National: GBR 9FG.TC

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.81VH

Entry Name: West Range at Cornish Place Works

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456680

Location: Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: City

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: The Vine, Sheffield

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/14/225 (East side)
28/06/73 West Range at Cornish Place Works


Cutlery and steel works. Late C18 and early C19, with
extensive mid C19 additions and later alterations. Brick with
ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs with
various stacks.
EXTERIOR: block fronting Green Lane, c1860, has plinth,
rusticated quoins, sillbands, moulded cornice, single ridge
and 2 gable stacks. Parapet with raised central panel
inscribed "Cornish Place". 3 storeys; 6 window range. Windows
to ground floor and first floor are margin light sashes with
round heads, impost bands and keystones. Ground floor windows
have aprons. Second floor has segment-headed glazing bar
windows with keystones. Between the first and second floors, a
recessed panel with an enamel sign reading "James Dixon &
Sons" by the Patent Enamel Co., Birmingham.
Left return, to Cornish Street, has 3 windows on the upper
floors and below, a C20 door and 2 windows. To left, a lower
range with blind clerestory roof and 6 round-headed blank
recesses, the left one with apron, those to its right with
basement lights. To left again, a higher block, 3 storeys; 12
window range. First floor windows are mostly 16 pane sashes,
and 4 blanks. Above, continuous glazing with 27 2-light
round-headed casements. Below, an off-centre plain sash
flanked to left by 7 windows and to right by 3 windows, all
blank or shuttered. To right, 5 windows. To left again, an
elliptical arched cart entrance. To its left, a late C19
block, 4 storeys; 2 window range. Ground floor and first floor
have 9 pane sashes with multi-keystone lintels, those to the
ground floor altered. Second and third floors have
segment-headed 2-light casements, those to the third floor
being smaller.
Inner courtyard has to right a C18 block with 2 storey canted
bay windows at either end. Glazing bar sashes on the lower 2
floors and added second floor with casements. Most of the
other courtyard fronts are 4-storey with segment-arched
windows on sillbands. Smaller north-west courtyard has mainly
2 storey buildings, probably stables, service buildings and
workshops. North-east ranges, backing onto the river, late C18
and early C19, may contain crucible stacks.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A large integrated steel and cutlery works, where a variety of
items has been made.
(Exhibition at Kelham Island Industrial Museum).

Listing NGR: SK3487188326

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

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