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Hilltop Chapel erected 1629 mainly at the expense of the Bright family of Carbrook Hall, & sole Anglican church for Attercliffe until 1826. The churchyard contains memorials to many famous Attercliffe citizens including Benjamin Huntsman inventor of crucible steel

Hilltop Chapel, Attercliffe, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Bessemer House (1901) Former offices of Bessemer Steel Co. Across the road Henry Bessemer in 1859 established the first commercial Bessemer melting shop in Britain, leading to the worldwide introduction of cheap bulk steel

Bessemer House, Carlisle Street East, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Atlas Works (1854) From these offices was once controlled the John Brown industrial empire at its height employing 55,000 in coal, steel and ship building. The company locally were innovators in railway engineering & armour plating.

Atlas Works, Savile Street East, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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West Gun Works (1863) Built by Firths it became the worlds leading gun barrel forge establishing numerous heavy forging records. Its products included the 'Woolwich Infant' gun and the Enfield rifle

West Gun Works, Savile Street East, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Siemens Gateway. Remains of the Siemens melting shop of Norfolk Works, built 1918. The Siemens open hearth method of steel making was used in Sheffield mainly between 1879 and 1965 for production of larger ingots. Gateway relocated to this site 1993.

Siemens Gateway, Savile Street East, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Tinsley Tramsheds, Sheffield Road. Tinsley Tramsheds were built in 1874 for the first horse drawn tram service in Sheffield. In 1899 they were extended to house electric trams. In 1960 the last Sheffield tram terminated here.

Tinsley Tramsheds, Sheffield Road, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Carbrook Hall, Attercliffe Common. Carbrook Hall was once a much larger house, this wing being added in 1620. Here lived Colonel John Bright, famed for his part in the taking of Sheffield Castle by Parliament in the Civil War.

Carbrook Hall, Attercliffe Common, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Broughton Lane / Attercliffe Common. Spence Broughton the highwayman, was hung in chains near here in 1796 close to the scene of his crime. He is thought to be the last man in England to be so punished.

Broughton Lane, Carbrook, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Hecla Works, Newhall Road. At Hecla Works Robert A Hadfield developed manganese steel, one of the first 'special' steels. Hadfields once employed 15,000 here and at East Hecla Works, Tinsley

ex-Hecla Works, Newhall Road, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Vickers Building, Brightside Lane. This imposing building was built in 1907 as the head office of Vickers, the steel, engineering and munitions giant. Later English Steel, British Steel and Sheffield Forgemasters have all occupied it in turn.

Vickers Building, River Don Works, Brightside Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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River Don Works, Brightside Lane. River Don Works, founded in 1863 by Naylor Vickers, has long specialised in the heaviest forgings and castings for the shipbuilding, energy and defence industries. This tradition continues.

River Don Works, Brightside Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Attercliffe Baths, Attercliffe Road. Attercliffe Baths, built in 1879, provided both swimming and washing facilities for the area at a time when bathrooms at home were unknown. this was also Attercliffe's Speakers Corner, especially 1900-1939.

Attercliffe Road, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Attercliffe Library, Leeds Road. Attercliffe Library opened in 1894 in answer to local public demand and closed in 1986. As well as lending books it was one of the first places in Sheffield to display lists of job vacancies.

Attercliffe Library (former), Leeds Road, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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THIS SQUARE PREVIOUSLY NAMED ST PAUL'S GARDENS WAS CALLED BY THE PEOPLE OF SHEFFIELD THE PEACE GARDENS & WAS DEDICATED AS SUCH ON HIROSHIMA DAY ON 6TH AUGUST 1985 IN THE PRESENCE OF THREE HIBAKUSHA SURVIVORS OF THE ATOMIC DEVASTATION OF THE CITY OF HIROSHIMA. IT WAS REBUILT IN CELEBRATION OF THE SECOND MILLENNIUM AND REDEDICATED IN THE NAME OF PEACE ON 9TH DECEMBER 1998 BY THE CHILDREN OF SHEFFIELD BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS FOR THEY SHALL BE CALLED THE CHILDREN OF GOD

Peace Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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TO THE MEMORY OF ALL THOSE CITIZENS OF SHEFFIELD BOTH MILITARY AND CIVILIAN WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AS RESULT OF WAR AND IN PURSUIT OF PEACE They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them (Binyon 1869-1945)

Peace Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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SPANISH CIVIL WAR 1936-1939 IN HONOUR OF THE SOUTH YORKSHIRE MEN WHO FOUGHT ALONGSIDE THE SPANISH PEOPLE IN SUPPORT OF DEMOCRACY AND OF THE LOCAL MEN AND WOMEN WHO WORKED IN SUPPORT OF THE CAUSE. THESE DIED IN SPAIN M.AARONBERG (JARAMA 2.37) G.ALLSTOP (EBRO 8.38) W.BRENT (EBRO 8.38) A NEWSUM (CORDOVA 1.37) H TAGG (JARAMA 2.37) F.TURNHILL (TERUEL 1.38) THESE ALSO FOUGHT IN SPAIN J ALBAYA . A COOPER. T DEGNAN. T JAMES. J MAIDEN. R RYDER. C SMITH. A STIRLING. S WARD. H WINDLE Yet, freedom, yet thy banner torn but flying Streams like a thunderstorm aginst the wind BYRON

Peace Gardens, Sheffield, United Kingdom