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President Works Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Burngreave, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.395 / 53°23'41"N

Longitude: -1.4449 / 1°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 437010

OS Northings: 388824

OS Grid: SK370888

Mapcode National: GBR 9ND.SS

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.SX4Q

Plus Code: 9C5W9HV4+X2

Entry Name: President Works Offices

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456483

Location: Burngreave, Sheffield, S4

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Description


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE SAVILE STREET EAST
784-1/6/646 (North West side)
President Works offices

GV II

Steel works offices. c1852, with later C19 additions and mid
C20 alterations and additions, refurbished late C20. For Moses
Eadon & Sons, steel manufacturers. Brick with ashlar dressings
and gabled and hipped slate roofs, with 2 gable stacks.
Italianate style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor band, moulded wooden eaves
cornice. 2 and 3 storeys; 26 window range. First-floor windows
are round-arched glazing bar sashes with imposts and recessed
panels below them. Ground floor windows are round-arched
3-light casements with transoms, some of them blocked.
Near-symmetrical main range has central 3 storey gatehouse
with rusticated quoins, modillion eaves, hipped roof and 2
side wall stacks. On the first floor, 3 windows, and above, a
roundel flanked by small 2-light round-headed windows. Below,
an elliptical arched cart entrance with rusticated surround
and keystone, and to its left, a round-arched recess with
keystone, containing a window. Beyond, to left, a range of 7
windows. To right, a similar range of 8 windows. Beyond again,
at either end, a block defined by rusticated pilasters and
with a blocking course, with 4 windows on each floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: during the later C19, this building was
bought by John Brown, and formed part of the Firth-Brown
industrial group which pioneered the manufacture of cheap bulk
steel in Britain, and manufactured steel rails and armour
plate.
Building vacant at time of survey.
(An Architectural Survey of Urban Development Corporation
Areas: RCHME: Sheffield: London: 1989-: 25; Recc. from
Sheffield Trades Historical Society).


Listing NGR: SK3701088824

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