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South East Barrack Block to Former Hillsborough Barracks

A Grade II Listed Building in Hillsborough, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4008 / 53°24'2"N

Longitude: -1.4951 / 1°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 433669

OS Northings: 389449

OS Grid: SK336894

Mapcode National: GBR 99B.YQ

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.0SB7

Plus Code: 9C5WCG23+8X

Entry Name: South East Barrack Block to Former Hillsborough Barracks

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455341

ID on this website: 101271311

Location: Lower Walkley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Hillsborough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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(North East side)
South-east barrack block to
former Hillsborough Barracks


Barrack block, now flats. 1848-54, used as industrial workshops mid C20, converted 1990. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs with 7 ridge stacks. EXTERIOR: Plinth, first floor band, coped parapets. 2 storeys; 20 window range. Windows are glazing bar sashes, mainly renewed. Slightly projecting central block, 10 windows, flanked by 5 windows. Below, 4 sashes flanked by doors. Beyond, 4 windows, then single doors, then 2 windows. Doors are double leaved, with blank fanlights. Rear has similar fenestration with loft doors above the ground floor doors. INTERIOR: N ot inspected. HISTOR y : Hi11sborough was built in response to anxiety over civil unrest. One of the first barracks planned with the reformed ideas on military accommodation preceeding the Crimean War. Also one of the first instances of historicist, castellated barrack style, following the Tower of London barracks (1845). Despite conversion, much of the original site survives, including officers' quarters, hospital, stables and riding school, magazine and guard house (qqv). (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 472; Skeleton record plan of ground floor: 1907-1923).

Listing NGR: SK3366989449

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