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East Range at Cornish Place Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in City, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3903 / 53°23'25"N

Longitude: -1.4765 / 1°28'35"W

OS Eastings: 434915

OS Northings: 388291

OS Grid: SK349882

Mapcode National: GBR 9FG.ZG

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.915R

Entry Name: East Range at Cornish Place Works

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456679

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


SHEFFIELD

SK3488SE CORNISH STREET
784-1/14/224 (East side)
28/06/73 East range at Cornish Place Works

GV II*

Cutlery and sheet metal works with attached boiler house and
petrol pump. Late C18 and early and mid C19. Ashlar and brick,
with ashlar dressings and hipped and gabled slate and asbestos
cement roofs with 9 gable and 2 side wall stacks.
EXTERIOR: sillbands to each floor. 3, 4 and 5 storeys plus
basement; 28 window range, arranged 10:13:5. L-plan. Windows
are metal framed glazing bar casements with keystones.
Riverside front has rusticated basement and ground floor to
the 2 main blocks. Ground floor and first floor have
round-arched windows with rusticated heads to the ground floor
and impost bands to the first floor. Second and third floors
have successively smaller segment-headed windows.
To right, 5 storey block; 5 window range. 5 round-headed
glazing bar windows to the upper floors and below, to right, 2
round-headed windows, the right one half blocked, and to left
a flat-headed 3-light casement. To right again, a 2 storey
hoist tower with a board door on each floor.
Left return, to Ball Street, has to right a 4 storey block; 17
window range. Ground and first floor have round-headed windows
with keystones and impost bands. Second and third floors have
successively smaller segment-headed windows. All but one of
the second floor windows is blocked. To left, a 3 storey
block; 12 window range. Ground floor and first floor have
round-headed windows, those to first floor with impost bands.
2 ground floor and one first floor window are blocked. 3 first
floor windows, to right, have lost their glazing bars. Third
floor has segment-headed windows, mostly boarded up, with 3 to
the right changed to glazing bar sashes.
Rear elevation, to courtyard, has to north-east a late C19 3
storey addition with a factory stack. At its south-west
corner, a bronze war memorial tablet c1920, with pedimented
wooden canopy. To its right, an attached petrol pump, c1924.
South-east side has a central 3 storey canted projection with
corniced doorcase. To right, a boiler and engine house.
INTERIOR not inspected.
A large integrated steel and cutlery works, where a wide
variety of items has been made.
(Exhibition at Kelham Island Industrial Museum).


Listing NGR: SK3491588291


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 October 2017.

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

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