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Carbrook School Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4016 / 53°24'5"N

Longitude: -1.4213 / 1°25'16"W

OS Eastings: 438571

OS Northings: 389577

OS Grid: SK385895

Mapcode National: GBR 9TB.WD

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.4RFM

Plus Code: 9C5WCH2H+JF

Entry Name: Carbrook School Workshops

Listing Date: 24 November 1994

Last Amended: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455236

Location: Sheffield, S9

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Attercliffe and Darnall

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/6/38 (South East side)
24/11/94 Carbrook School Workshops
(Formerly Listed as:
Former Carbrook School)


Board school, now workshops. Dated 1874. By Innocent & Brown.
For the Sheffield School Board. Coursed squared stone with
ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs with
decorative ridge tiles and finials. Ridge stack with 2
lozenge-shaped flues, and 2 gable stacks. Gothic Revival
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor band, coped gables. 2 storeys; 4
window range. Triple gabled symmetrical front has shouldered
central gable flanked by gabled buttresses. 2 pointed arched
recesses with hoodmoulds, containing graduated triple lancets
with transoms. Above, a cusped niche with crocketed gable
flanked by crocketed buttresses and small louvred openings.
Below it, a dated panel. Above, an octagonal turret with
conical spire and finial. Below, 2 tall segment-headed windows
with transoms, flanked by buttresses. Beyond, on either side,
3 small casements. Side bays have similar recesses each
containing 2 transomed lancets. Below, in the right bay, 3
segment-headed transomed windows. In the left bay, 2 similar
windows, then a door to left.
Returns have 4 shouldered casements on the first floor. Below,
at the rear corner, a buttressed pier flanked by cusped arched
openings covering a double doorway with overlight.
Central block, 9 windows, has on each side 2 casements flanked
by gabled through-eaves dormers, each with 2 tall shouldered
windows with transoms. Beyond, 2 windows, one of them, to
east, altered to a door. Below, to east, 8 segment-headed
transomed windows. To west, 10 similar windows, one altered to
a door.
Crosswise hipped rear wing has 14 shouldered windows, and
below, 6 segment-headed recesses with buttresses between the
central and outer pairs. 5 round-headed glazing bar windows,
the central one altered, and to right, a double board door.
INTERIOR not inspected.
This school is one of a number designed by Innocent & Brown
for the Sheffield School Board, and is amongst the earliest in
England to be built after the 1870 Education Act.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council; Innocent &
Brown: Illustrations of Public Elementary Schools (etc):
Sheffield: 1873-).

Listing NGR: SK3857189577

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