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Latitude: 53.3825 / 53°22'56"N
Longitude: -1.4678 / 1°28'4"W
OS Eastings: 435495
OS Northings: 387422
OS Grid: SK354874
Mapcode National: GBR 9HK.V8
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.F78S
Entry Name: 8-24, High Street
Listing Date: 26 June 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078253
English Heritage Legacy ID: 458677
Location: Sheffield, S1
Electoral Ward/Division: City
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheffield
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK3587SW HIGH STREET
784-1/24/427 (South East side)
26/06/89 Nos.8-24 (Even)
5 shops with offices above. 1897, with late C20 alterations.
Built as a single shop for William Fosters & Sons Ltd., Gents
Outfitters. By Flockton, Gibbs & Flockton of Sheffield.
Huddersfield sandstone ashlar with similar dressings and steep
pitched slate roof. 2 gable and 4 ridge grouped ashlar stacks.
French Domestic Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys plus attics; 15 window range. Windows are
plain sashes. To left, 2 windows, then a deeply set 4-light
round-headed window with tracery, above the office entrance.
To right, a triple window flanked on each side by 5 windows,
and beyond, to right, another triple window. All the single
windows have moulded surrounds and segment heads with tracery.
Triple windows have plain flat heads. Above, to the left, 2
windows, then a canted bay window. To right, a similar canted
bay window flanked on either side by 5 windows and beyond, to
right, another canted bay window. The single windows have
moulded surrounds and ogee heads with tracery. The bay windows
have 3 lights with similar heads. The third floor has similar
fenestration with moulded flat-headed windows with tracery.
Above, an eaves band with shields and flower heads, and a
pierced parapet with Gothic tracery. Above again, a central
crocketed dormer with finial and a plain sash, flanked on
either side by 2 smaller plain sash dormers alternating with 3
tiny dormers. To right, another larger dormer with a plain
sash and a tourelle with a spire. To left, a large dormer
above the office entrance, with 3 windows and flanking
tourelles with spires. To its left, one small and one tiny
dormer. Above and behind the entrance dormer, a square
elevator tower with corbel tables, tracery decoration and
pierced parapet. Ground floor has 5 late C20 shopfronts.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Listing NGR: SK3549487432
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