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IoE Number: 456102
Location: MYLNHURST CONVENT SCHOOL AND ADJOINING STABLE RANGE, BUTTON HILL (west off)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 02 April 2001
Date listed: 12 December 1995
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELDSK38SWBUTTON HILL784-1/9/129(West side (off))

SHEFFIELD SK38SW BUTTON HILL 784-1/9/129 (West side (off)) Mylnhurst Convent School and adjoining stable range II House, now convent school, and adjoining stable range. Dated 1883. For William Greaves Blake. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Coped multiple ridge stack. Eclectic Renaissance Revival style. EXTERIOR: plinth, string course, sillband, moulded eaves, moulded coped gables of various forms. 2 storeys; 3 x 7 windows. Windows have stone surrounds, mullions and transoms. Entrance front has recessed centre with a double plain sash, and below, a 4-light lancet with transom. To left a shouldered Flemish gable with a canted 2 storey stone bay window with hipped stone roof with lucarnes and cast-iron crest. 3 cusped single lancets, and below, 3 plain sashes. To right, a similar smaller projecting gable with a double plain sash, and below, a pointed arched doorway with ornamented spandrels. Recessed door with etched glass round-headed lights, moulded surround and fanlight, with hoodmould and stops. Shouldered right gable has a slit window in the peak, and a cross casement on the ground floor. Right return has to left a square staircase tower, 2 stages, with moulded string courses, billeted corbel table and stepped crenellated parapet. Higher external coped stack to left. Segmental pointed first floor opening with enriched tympanum, containing a cross casement with shafts. Below, a stepped triple lancet stair window with shafts and linked hoodmould. To right, a projecting block with off-centre Flemish gable and pierced balustrade. In the gable, a cross casement and above, a double lancet. Below, a 3-light mullioned window. To left, a 3-light mullioned window on each floor. To right, a slightly projecting parapeted porch with moulded elliptical arched doorway. Above and behind, a stone bridge with timber-framed superstructure and rendered nogging, spanning the angle between the house and the stable range. One double and 2 single lancets, with leaded glazing. 2 storey stable range has archway flanked to left by a canted wooden oriel window. Below, to left, a segmental pointed doorway and a buttress. Garden front has 3 bay main block to right, with recessed centre with pierced balustrade. Two 2-light mullioned windows on each floor, the upper ones smaller. Above again, a gabled through-eaves dormer with cross casement. On either side, a projecting wing with shouldered Flemish gable. Right wing has a 2 storey square bay window with crenellated parapet, and a 4-light mullioned window on each floor, the upper one with shouldered lights. Above again, a cross casement. Left gable has a canted 2 storey bay window with pierced balustrade, and a 3-light mullioned window on each floor, the lower one in a central hipped projection. Above again, a cross casement. To left, a set back wing with two 2-light windows above and two 3-light windows below. To left again, a projecting gabled wing with a canted first floor stone oriel window with crenellated parapet, carried on a shaft with cushion capital. Ground floor has on either side a 2-light window. INTERIOR: ground floor front room has cross beam ceiling and moulded cornice, and wooden fireplace and overmantel c1900.

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