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Crucible Steel Melting Shop Approximately 10 Metres West of Number 286

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3969 / 53°23'48"N

Longitude: -1.4205 / 1°25'13"W

OS Eastings: 438628

OS Northings: 389052

OS Grid: SK386890

Mapcode National: GBR 9VD.13

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.4WT7

Plus Code: 9C5W9HWH+QQ

Entry Name: Crucible Steel Melting Shop Approximately 10 Metres West of Number 286

Listing Date: 11 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456636

Location: Darnall, Sheffield, S9

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Darnall

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Attercliffe and Darnall

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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784-1/6/209 (South West side)
11/08/87 Crucible steel melting shop approx
10m W of No.286 (No.286 not


Crucible steel melting shop, now a store. c1890, with late C20
alterations. For Huntsman & Co. Brick with lean-to corrugated
asbestos roof. Crucible stack on rear wall. Single storey.
Windows are segment-headed unglazed wooden cross casements
with bars. Left bay projects under a catslide roof and has
inserted double garage doors. In the return angle, 2 windows.
To right, main block has segment-headed door with overlight
and to right, 2 windows. Right return has a blocked door. Rear
has metal reinforcing bands and ends of tie rods to the stack.
INTERIOR has 12 melting holes, now infilled, and wooden roof
trusses carried on iron corbels. The company for whom this
shop was built was associated with Benjamin Huntsman, inventor
of the crucible steel making process.

Listing NGR: SK3862889052

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