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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
Entry Name: Tomb of Benjamin Huntsman 60 Metres South East of Attercliffe Chapel
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271339
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455234
Location: Sheffield, S9
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
SK38NE ATTERCLIFFE COMMON
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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