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Charcoal Burners Memorial in Ecclesall Wood

A Grade II Listed Building in Beauchief and Greenhill, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3395 / 53°20'22"N

Longitude: -1.5148 / 1°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 432403

OS Northings: 382616

OS Grid: SK324826

Mapcode National: GBR KYVT.VM

Mapcode Global: WHCCQ.PBV7

Plus Code: 9C5W8FQP+Q3

Entry Name: Charcoal Burners Memorial in Ecclesall Wood

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455104

Location: Ecclesall, Sheffield, S7

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Beauchief and Greenhill

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Abbeydale and Millhouses

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/9/3 (East side (off))
Charcoal Burner's memorial in
Ecclesall Woods


Headstone and railing. Dated 1786. Swept-top headstone
enclosed by square wrought-iron railing. Inscription reads:
"In memory of George Yardley, Wood Collier. He was burnt to
death in his Cabbin on this place Octr. 11th 1786. William
Brookes, Salesman; David Glossop, Gamekeeper; Thos. Smith,
Besom maker; Sampn. Brookshaw, Innkeeper."
The monument is unusual in that it records not only the
occupation of the deceased, but those of the subscribers to
his memorial.

Listing NGR: SK3240382616

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

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