New North Road: Sherwood House


Deposited Plan Number:no data
Date:Mid 19th Century
Plans Register:no data
Street:New North Road
Property Name / Number:70 Sherwood House
Area:Highfield, HD1 5NE
Grid Reference:SE1383017225
Building Project:Sherwood House
Type:Domestic (then school and later flats)
Applicant:no data
Applicant Address:no data
Architect:no data
Architect Address:no data
Status of Project:no data
Contractor:no data
Contractor Address:no data
Work Commenced:no data
Work Completed:no data
Occupants:no data
Subsequent Alterations / History:Existing, Grade II Listed (1 September 1978) Kayes College established as a school in Sherwood House in 1906 as the Central (Kayes') College. It eventually dropped the Central and became an independent grammar school. It merged with St David's boys' school in 1986. The joint school became known as Huddersfield Grammar School and is on the St David's site on Luck Lane, Marsh.
English Heritage Listing:1279237 — listed on 1 September 1978 (old ID: 403877)
Location of Archives:no data
Buildings of Huddersfield ID:3859


Additional Information

Mid C19. Ashlar. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Modillioned eaves cornice.

Panelled blocking course. Urn finials at corners. Rusticated quoins. Southern- most window range is shallow canted bay, both storeys with eclectic foliate pier, taking full (ground floor dentilled) entablatures. More carving to sill brackets, in spandrels of ground floor windows (round-arched), and in frieze of 1st floor windows. Central 1st floor window has 2 round-headed sashes with foliate capitals, in raised frame with moulded cornice and inch carving over window heads. 2 north windows have moulded and shouldered frames, with foliage carving in sill brackets, flanking scrolls and along head of frame. Ground floor windows have hollow chamfered round arches, on raised frames with moulded cornices on gadrooned scrolls, keystones and pediment shaped acroteria above: foliage carving in spandrels and acroteria. 4-panelled door with moulded imposts and voussoirs, in porch with columns with eclectic foliage capitals taking full entablature with carved modillions: blocking course: foliage carving in spandrels of door and between modillions of porch.-

(Extract from English Heritage listed buildings service, record number 403877)

WALL TO NUMBER 70 Also Grade II Listed (Ref No 403878)


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At the Same Location?

The following records are located within 10 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
New North Road: Additions to Sherwood House and Potting Shed (1883) - plan# 120016ft5m
New North Road: Conservatory (1878) - plan# 625 16ft5m

What's Nearby?

The following records are located within 100 meters:
RecordDistance (feet & meters)
New North Road: No 68 66ft20m
New North Road: Raising Present Stable and Coal House One Story for Dormitory (1877) - plan# 56767ft21m
New North Road: No 72 118ft36m
New North Road / Highfields Road: Reformed Church (1844)150ft46m
New North Road: Twin Trees 154ft47m
New North Road: No 73 160ft49m
New North Road: Stable (1876) - plan# 527171ft52m
New North Road: Lyndhurst 74 and 76 173ft53m
New North Road: Two Dwelling Houses (1871) - plan# 129174ft53m
New North Road: Vermont 75 178ft54m
New North Road: Villa Residence (1870) - plan# 91183ft56m
New North Road: Claremont Cottage 187ft57m
New North Road: No 77 and 79 200ft61m
New North Road: Two Villas (1871) - plan# 138230ft70m
New North Road: Two Villas, No 81 and 83 (1871) - plan# 138232ft71m
New North Road: No 63 and 65 237ft72m
78 New North Road: Temperance Hall 254ft77m
New North Road: New Out Offices (Girls W.Cs) (1894) - plan# 2329267ft81m
New North Road: Huddersfield Technical College: (1838) 276ft84m
New North Road: Dormitories with conservatory (1873) - plan# 295280ft85m
Mountjoy Road: New Church281ft86m
New North Road: Alteration of privies to Six W.Cs, Urinals (1871) - plan# 173290ft88m