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Latitude: 53.4069 / 53°24'24"N
Longitude: -1.5026 / 1°30'9"W
OS Eastings: 433163
OS Northings: 390126
OS Grid: SK331901
Mapcode National: GBR 988.BJ
Mapcode Global: WHCCB.WMNK
Entry Name: Hillsborough Hall Public Library and Adjoining Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 28 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271238
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455679
Location: Sheffield, S6
Electoral Ward/Division: Hillsborough
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Owlerton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK39SW MIDDLEWOOD ROAD
784-1/1/517 (East side (off))
28/06/73 Hillsborough Hall Public Library and
adjoining boundary wall
Country house, now public library and adjoining boundary wall.
Late C18, with mid and late C20 additions and alterations.
Ashlar and brick, with hipped artificial slate roof with 3
coped ridge stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor and sillbands, modillion eaves
cornice. 3 storeys; 5 x 3 windows.
South front has a central canted full height bay window with a
pedimented 12 pane sash with balustraded apron, flanked by
similar sashes with cornices. Beyond, on either side, two 12
pane sashes. Above, seven 6 pane sashes, the central one with
moulded surround and bracketed sill. On the ground floor, a
French window with moulded surround and cornice, flanked by
single plain sashes with cornices and beyond, on either side,
2 plain sashes, the left one boarded up. Western entrance
front has a round-headed recess containing a Venetian window,
flanked to left by a plain sash and to right by a margin light
sash. Above, three 8 pane sashes, the right one blank. On the
ground floor, a moulded doorcase with cornice, flanked by a 16
pane sash to left and a margin light sash to right.
To left, a mid C20 addition, rendered with slate roof. Single
storey, 5 windows, with pilasters between. To left again, a
single bay flat-roofed addition.
East side has a central 12 pane sash with moulded surround and
cornice, flanked by single smaller sashes. Above, three 6 pane
sashes. Ground floor has a C20 single storey full width
addition, brick and ashlar, with parapet and pilasters.
Central round-headed French window with fanlight. Rear has a
tall round-headed stair window.
INTERIOR has entrance hall with enriched modillion cornice and
wooden open well stair with landings. Cut string, vase and
stem balusters. Several fielded 6-panel doors with moulded
Outside, at the rear, adjoining curved boundary wall approx
70m long. Brick, with stone plinth to right, slab coping and 2
square gate piers.
Listing NGR: SK3316390126
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