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Bear Pit Near South Side of Botanical Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3716 / 53°22'17"N

Longitude: -1.4994 / 1°29'57"W

OS Eastings: 433405

OS Northings: 386200

OS Grid: SK334862

Mapcode National: GBR 99P.05

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.YJ53

Plus Code: 9C5W9GC2+J6

Entry Name: Bear Pit Near South Side of Botanical Gardens

Listing Date: 28 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456594

Location: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale, Sheffield, S11

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Broomhill and Sharrow Vale

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Endcliffe St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/32/198 (South side (off))
28/06/73 Bear Pit near south side of
Botanical Gardens


Bear pit. Early C19, restored mid C20. Coursed rubble with
stone dressings and renewed iron railing. Circular pit approx
5m diameter and 4m deep, with low parapet wall and slab
coping. Triple arched passage entrance with larger central
opening, with slots for bars or doors. Inside, 2 blocked
segment-headed openings on opposite sides. One of the original
features of the Botanical Gardens.

Listing NGR: SK3340586200

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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