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© Mr David Clayton

IoE Number: 455888
Location: 4-12 PARADISE SQUARE (east side)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr David Clayton
Date Photographed: 01 April 2002
Date listed: 01 May 1952
Date of last amendment: 01 May 1952
Grade II*

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SHEFFIELDSK3587NWPARADISE SQUARE784-1/19/568(East side)

SHEFFIELD SK3587NW PARADISE SQUARE 784-1/19/568 (East side) 01/05/52 Nos.4-12 (even) and attached railings GV II* 5 houses, now offices, and attached railings. c1771, with early and mid C19 and early C20 alterations, restored late C20. Built for Thomas Broadbent. Brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with 6 gable stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3 and 4 window ranges. Stepped row following the slope of the site. Nos 4 & 6, to right, have moulded cornices and brick parapets, and windows with brick flat arches. Each has three 12 pane sashes and above, 3 similar slightly smaller sashes. Below, to right, simply moulded doorcases with segmental pediments and 6-panel doors, flanked to left by two 12 pane sashes. No.8, to left, has early C20 front with sillbands, moulded cornice and blocking course, and plain sashes with brick flat arches and keystones. 3 windows on the upper floors, the second floor windows smaller. To right, ashlar doorcase with pulvinated frieze and semi-pediment, with moulded 6-panel door. To its left, 2 plain sashes. No.10, to left again, has C20 front, 4 windows, with moulded cornice and ramped coped parapet. Windows have brick flat arches. Four 12 pane sashes and above, four 9 pane sashes. Pedimented wooden doorcase to right, with panelled door, flanked to left by three 15 pane sashes. No.12 has early C19 front with deep moulded cornice, and parapet with 3 balustrade panels and shaped blocking. Windows are plain sashes with brick flat arches, those to second floor smaller. Doorcase to right with Doric pilasters and cornice and 6-panel door with overlight, flanked to left by 2 sashes. INTERIOR not inspected. Plaque in memory of Dr DD Davies, 1778-1841. Outside, all houses except No.10 have attached cast-iron spearhead railing, early C19, that to No.12 raised on a deep ashlar base. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West Riding: London: 1967-: 455).

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