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Turret House 150 Metres West of Manor House Ruins

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3739 / 53°22'25"N

Longitude: -1.438 / 1°26'16"W

OS Eastings: 437490

OS Northings: 386481

OS Grid: SK374864

Mapcode National: GBR 9QN.8C

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.WGFC

Plus Code: 9C5W9HF6+GR

Entry Name: Turret House 150 Metres West of Manor House Ruins

Listing Date: 1 May 1952

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455553

Location: Sheffield, S2

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Park St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/6/496 (North side)
01/05/52 Turret House 150m west of Manor
House ruins
(Formerly Listed as:
Manor Lodge to Turret House)


Formerly known as: Turret House, or Mary Stuart's House MANOR
Pavilion. c1574, restored 1873 and late C20. Possibly by
Robert Smythe. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and lead
roof. 2 triple side wall stacks with lozenge-shaped shafts and
copings. At the north-east corner, a round stair turret with
lead dome and finial. Chamfered plinth, string courses,
crenellated parapet. 3 storeys; 2 window range. Square plan.
East front has in the centre 2 cross mullioned leaded windows
on each floor. On the ground floor, a blocked doorway to left
and a moulded Tudor arched doorway to right. Right return has
to left small windows to the stairway. Left return blank. Rear
has 2 cross mullioned windows on each floor.
INTERIOR has stone spiral stair. Ground and first floor rooms
have brick lined fireplaces with chamfered stone surrounds.
First-floor south room has strapwork plaster ceiling. Second
floor south room has a Tudor arched fireplace and overmantel
with coat of arms flanked by single columns. Strapwork frieze
and ceiling. North room has a simpler fireplace.
Reputedly built for the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots
who spent brief periods of imprisonment here between 1570 and
Manor Lodge is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 467-468; Mary Walton: The Prisons of
Mary Queen of Scots in Yorkshire & Derbyshire: Sheffield:

Listing NGR: SK3749086481

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