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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 456679
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 04 July 2002
Date listed: 28 June 1973
Date of last amendment: 28 June 1973
Grade II*

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SHEFFIELDSK3488SECORNISH STREET784-1/14/224(East side)

SHEFFIELD SK3488SE CORNISH STREET 784-1/14/224 (East side) 28/06/73 East range at Cornish Place Works GV II* Cutlery and sheet metal works with attached boiler house and petrol pump. Late C18 and early and mid C19. Ashlar and brick, with ashlar dressings and hipped and gabled slate and asbestos cement roofs with 9 gable and 2 side wall stacks. EXTERIOR: sillbands to each floor. 3, 4 and 5 storeys plus basement; 28 window range, arranged 10:13:5. L-plan. Windows are metal framed glazing bar casements with keystones. Riverside front has rusticated basement and ground floor to the 2 main blocks. Ground floor and first floor have round-arched windows with rusticated heads to the ground floor and impost bands to the first floor. Second and third floors have successively smaller segment-headed windows. To right, 5 storey block; 5 window range. 5 round-headed glazing bar windows to the upper floors and below, to right, 2 round-headed windows, the right one half blocked, and to left a flat-headed 3-light casement. To right again, a 2 storey hoist tower with a board door on each floor. Left return, to Ball Street, has to right a 4 storey block; 17 window range. Ground and first floor have round-headed windows with keystones and impost bands. Second and third floors have successively smaller segment-headed windows. All but one of the second floor windows is blocked. To left, a 3 storey block; 12 window range. Ground floor and first floor have round-headed windows, those to first floor with impost bands. 2 ground floor and one first floor window are blocked. 3 first floor windows, to right, have lost their glazing bars. Third floor has segment-headed windows, mostly boarded up, with 3 to the right changed to glazing bar sashes. Rear elevation, to courtyard, has to north-east a late C19 3 storey addition with a factory stack. At its south-west corner, a bronze war memorial tablet c1920, with pedimented wooden canopy. To its right, an attached petrol pump, c1924. South-east side has a central 3 storey canted projection with corniced doorcase. To right, a boiler and engine house. INTERIOR not inspected. A large integrated steel and cutlery works, where a wide variety of items has been made. (Exhibition at Kelham Island Industrial Museum).

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