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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 456645
Location: SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY MAIN BUILDING, COLLEGIATE CRESCENT (west side)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 18 February 2001
Date listed: 12 December 1995
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELDSK3386SECOLLEGIATE CRESCENT784-1/33/217(West side)

SHEFFIELD SK3386SE COLLEGIATE CRESCENT 784-1/33/217 (West side) Sheffield Hallam University Main Building GV II Collegiate school, now university main building. c1836, raised and extended in the same style 1911. By JG Weightman. Ashlar with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Tudor Revival style. Crosswise central hall flanked by 2 storey wings. EXTERIOR: plinth, ground floor sillband, crenellated parapets and coped gables. 2 storeys; 12 window range. Central hall has projecting crocketed gable to south, with flanking buttresses and coped octagonal finials. Traceried 4-light Perpendicular lancet with transom and hoodmould, flanked by single niches with crocketed finials. Below, 4-light mullioned and transomed casement, flanked by similar 2-light windows. Returns have similar 2-light windows above, and 3-light windows below. Plain coped north gable has gabled single bellcote. Lower right wing has central projection with crocketed gable and octagonal finials, with a 4-light cross mullioned window and below, a canted stone oriel window. To right, a 3-light cross mullioned window and below, a 3-light window. To left, similar fenestration, with 2 windows on each floor and a buttress between the ground floor windows. To right, a projecting block with projecting central gable and finials. Traceried Perpendicular triple lancet with side lights, flanked by single light windows in the side bays. Below, a 5-light mullioned window flanked by single light windows. Left wing is of the same design, with a segmental pointed doorway to left of the central gable. Right return, forming entrance front, has a 3-light mullioned window under a crocketed gable with finials. To left, a similar window. Central steps to pointed arched doorway with label mould and enriched spandrels, and above it, a mullioned overlight. On either side, a 3-light mullioned window. All these openings have label moulds. INTERIOR not inspected.

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