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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 458438
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 06 July 2006
Date listed: 28 June 1973
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELD SK38NW GRAHAM ROAD 784-1/5/386 (South side) 28/06/73 Riverdale House and adjoining outbuilding and walls (Formerly Listed as: RIVERDALE ROAD Riverdale) II House, now offices. c1860. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs with fish scale bands and finials. 2 external gable stacks, one with coped double octagonal shafts, and external side wall stack in the form of a buttress. Gothic Revival style. EXTERIOR: moulded plinth, string course, traceried arch braced bargeboards in various patterns. 2 storeys plus garrets; 5 bays. Central projecting gable with 2-light window in segmental pointed surround, with central shaft. Below, a half hipped porte-cochere with iron crest to flat roof, and grouped wooden posts with shaped braces. Beneath it, a 2-leaf glazed door with sidelights and overlight. To left of the central gable, a 2 storey transomed double lancet stair window with 2 small single lights below it. To right, a double and a single lancet and above, a through-eaves dormer with a single lancet. Below, a double and a single plain sash. Beyond, on each side, a gabled wing, the left one larger and blind, the right one with 2 plain sashes to the second floor. Both have external stacks. Left return has to right a 2 storey canted hipped by window with 3 plain sashes above and 3 lancets below. To left, a balustraded extruded corner with 3 plain sashes and below, a half-glazed door with stone traceried fanlight. Above, to right, a plain sash and a single lancet. Garden front has in the centre a through-eaves dormer with a triple sash, flanked to left by a lancet and to right by a plain sash. Below, to left, a large buttress, flanked to left by a sash and to right by 2 double lancets. Smaller left gable has a buttress carrying a canted stone oriel window with hipped roof and crest. Above it, a double sash. Right gable has a canted hipped 2 storey bay window with crest. 3 plain sashes above, 3 lancets below. Above it, a single lancet. Rear has adjoining single storey outbuilding, 5 windows, with octagonal gable stack and large off-centre through-eaves dormer. Coped linking wall has segmental pointed gateway under a shouldered gable. INTERIOR not inspected.

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