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Latitude: 53.3691 / 53°22'8"N
Longitude: -1.4359 / 1°26'9"W
OS Eastings: 437631
OS Northings: 385956
OS Grid: SK376859
Mapcode National: GBR 9QQ.Q1
Mapcode Global: WHDDP.XLD0
Plus Code: 9C5W9H97+MJ
Entry Name: The Blitz Grave 200 Metres East of the Crematorium at City Road Cemetery
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1247247
English Heritage Legacy ID: 456581
Location: Sheffield, S2
Electoral Ward/Division: Manor Castle
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sheffield Manor St Aidan with St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK38NE CITY ROAD
784-1/6/181 (East side (off))
The Blitz Grave 200m east of
Crematorium at City Road Cemetery
Mass grave of air raid victims. c1941. Coursed squared stone
with ashlar dressings. Low wall with slab coping, backed by a
hedge, surrounding a kidney-shaped enclosure. At the entrance,
a pair of square stone piers with flat caps and ramped coped
flanking walls with inscribed tablets. Inside, a curved path
flanked by low walls with slab coping, leading to an octagonal
enclosure surrounded by a similar wall. This has a granite
band inscribed with the victims' names.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the grave contains the bodies of 134 citizens
killed in air raids on 12 and 15 Dec. 1940.
Listing NGR: SK3763185956
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