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Abbeyfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheffield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4005 / 53°24'1"N

Longitude: -1.4633 / 1°27'47"W

OS Eastings: 435781

OS Northings: 389425

OS Grid: SK357894

Mapcode National: GBR 9JB.TT

Mapcode Global: WHDDH.HSDJ

Plus Code: 9C5WCG2P+5M

Entry Name: Abbeyfield House

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271346

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455113

Location: 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: Pitsmoor Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK38NE ABBEYFIELD PARK
784-1/6/125 (East side)
Abbeyfield House

II

House, now training centre and offices. c1850 with additions
c1880, and late C20 alterations. Coursed squared stone with
ashlar dressings and slate roofs with 2 ridge stacks, one
coped, one capped, and coped side wall stack.
EXTERIOR: plinth, first floor band and sillband, moulded eaves
cornice and blocking course. 2 storeys; 5 window range.
Entrance front, to left, a projecting gable with a 12-pane
sash with moulded surround and cornice on brackets. Below,
canted stone bay window with hipped roof and 5 round-headed
lights. To right, 3 plain sashes, then a round-arched single
pane window. Below, in the return angle to left, a portico
with full entablature and Ionic columns, covering a late C20
half-glazed door with fanlight. To its right, 2 plain sashes,
then a round-arched single pane window.
Right return, 3 windows, has a recessed centre with a plain
sash, flanked by canted 2 storey bay windows. Below,
projecting wooden doorcase with pediment and C20 flush door
with sidelights and glazing bar overlight. Larger 4-side bay
window, to let, has 3 plain sashes on each floor. Left return
has an inscribed stone sundial, 1883, with pedimented stone
surround and apron. Smaller bay window, to right, has 3 plain
sashes on each floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
The gardens have been a public park since 1909.


Listing NGR: SK3578189425

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