Hillsborough Barracks (Sheffield) Reviews
Description:South Yorkshire / England / Formerly a barrack, the complex covers an area of circa 22 acres and dates from 1848.
Newest Review: ... time for a major revamp. Fortunately the former barracks had already gained their Grade 2 listed status so when the redevelopers moved in they had to be sympathetic and retain most of the original character of the complex. Had the barracks been left in their dilapidated state for a couple of years further then it is probably true to say that they would have now been turned into luxury ... more
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The Hillsborough Barracks is a formidable looking building that is located approximately three miles to the north of Sheffield city centre. It is a Grade 2 listed building and is the only surviving example of a walled barracks in Britain. The complex covers a 22-acre site and was built in 1848, to replace an existing inadequate barracks that was located nearby at Hillfoot. The original cost of construction was £94,000. The last army unit vacated these barracks in February 1930 and for many years the barracks remained empty. After the end of the Second War World several companies moved into this complex and for the years that followed this was the ... Read the complete review