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The Old Hall the Priory

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ecclesfield, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.444 / 53°26'38"N

Longitude: -1.4707 / 1°28'14"W

OS Eastings: 435254

OS Northings: 394262

OS Grid: SK352942

Mapcode National: GBR LX5M.D5

Mapcode Global: WHDD9.CPXN

Entry Name: The Old Hall the Priory

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Last Amended: 8 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335475

Location: Ecclesfield, Sheffield, S35

County: Sheffield

Civil Parish: Ecclesfield

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ecclesfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

In the entry for
11/152 ECCLESFIELD PRIORY ROAD
(East Side)

Nos 44 and 44A (The Old
Hall) and
No 46 (The Priory)
(formerly listed as
Ecclesfield Priority
(No 46)

The item shall be amended to read

ECCLESFIELD PRIORY ROAD
(East Side)
Nos 44 and 44A (The Old
Hall) and
No 46 (The Priory
(formerly listed as
Ecclesfield Priory
(No 46)

The grade shall be amended to read: II*

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SK39SE ECCLESFIELD PRIORY ROAD
(east side).

11/152 Nos 44 and 44A (The Old
Hall) and
No 46 (The Priory)
(formerly listed as Eccles-
25.2.52 II field Priorty (No 46)

Former priory and house, now 3 dwellings. c1300 chapel block with altered con-
temporary crosswing and C19 restoration, house dated 1736. Sandstone : chapel block
thinly coursed rubble, crosswing coursed and squared, house ashlar. Tiled
roofs, stone slate to crosswing. Irregular range : chapel block 3 storeys,
2 bays with 2 storey crosswing with single-bay gable set back to left. House
to left 3 storeys, 5 bays with 2 storey single-bay addition to its left.
Chapel block : large quoins, set-back offset buttresses to right. Arched door
to right a square-headed loop to left and to first floor. Upper floor
with 2-light trefoil-headed window to right, and single cusped lancet to left,
both with leaded lights. Crosswing : tall 3-light cavetto-moulded mullion
and transom window to ground floor, the central light a door. Hoodmould with
square stops, Similar tall 3-light window above with round-headed central
light, hoodmould. Gable copings and ball finial. House : chamfered plinth.
Central part-glazed door in chamfered quoined surround, dated lintel. All
ground and first floor bays with cross-mullioned wood casements beneath flat
arches. Three 2nd floor windows of 2 lights set beneath eaves. Lower 2-
storey addition to left has one 3-light casement to each floor. Right return :
chapel to left has lancet window beneath east window of 3 trefoil.headed lancets
under one arch, hoodmould. C19 stack to right at eaves has twin conical shafts.
To right, in angle with crosswing, an external stack with shaped shaft.
Crosswing to right has small C18 flat-roofed single-storey porch with panelled
door and an oeil-de-bouef to its right. Above, 2 cavetto-moulded 3-light
mullion windows. To upper floor a cross-mullioned window to left and a (-light
window to right with transom. Blocked upper floor doorway to right with
chamfered quoined surround. Interior : Chapel : piscina beneath south window,
fitted aumbry in rear wall opposite. Crosswing : original pointed doorway into
chapel. C19 tiled fireplaces depicting The Priory, Ecclesfield Church and
scenes of St. Wandrille. Barrel-vaulted plaster ceiling in first floor room
with acanthus and grape motifs in relief panels. Ecclesfield Priory was an
alien cell of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Wardrille in Normandy.


Listing NGR: SK3526494264

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