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Tomb of Benjamin Huntsman 60 Metres South East of Attercliffe Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Darnall, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.399 / 53°23'56"N

Longitude: -1.4267 / 1°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 438215

OS Northings: 389288

OS Grid: SK382892

Mapcode National: GBR 9SC.QB

Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.1TWL

Plus Code: 9C5W9HXF+J8

Entry Name: Tomb of Benjamin Huntsman 60 Metres South East of Attercliffe Chapel

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455234

Location: 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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784-1/6/36 (North West side)
Tomb of Benjamin Huntsman, 60m
south-east of Attercliffe Chapel


Tomb. 1760, with early C19 and late C20 additions. Ashlar. 2
inscribed slabs commemorating Benjamin Huntsman, 1704-1776,
and other members of the Huntsman family. At the head, an
early C19 table tomb with fluted scroll brackets, shaped top
and illegible inscription. Around the slabs a late C20 kerb
with a pedestal at the foot end, carrying a commemorative
plaque. Benjamin Huntsman was the inventor of crucible steel,
whose manufacture was one of Sheffield's most important and
characteristic industries from the late C18 till the late C20.
Huntsman lived and worked nearby in Worksop Road.

Listing NGR: SK3821589288

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