NPA was engaged to carry out a Building Survey of this rambling period property in Whirlow Sheffield. Although unlisted and despite its Edwardian appearance, this building dates back to at least the C17, fragments of the historic masonry can still be seen in the external walls.
Buildings built or refurbished during the Edwardian period are generally high quality and this is an excellent example of the quality often found in early C20 buildings. The long architectural development of this property included a C19 cellar with a fireproof floor above. This type of floor was common in larger Victorian buildings but they can be a source of trouble if the iron joists corrode and experience with filler joist construction is essential when inspecting this type of construction.