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Sheffield Old Town Hall/Courts

Sheffield Old Town Hall stands on Waingate in central Sheffield, England, opposite Castle Market. The building was commissioned to replace Sheffield’s first town hall, which had opened in 1700 to a design by William Renny. This first structure stood by the parish church, on a site with little prospect for …

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George Barnsley & Sons, Sheffield

George Barnsley & Sons Ltd specialised in tools for shoe makers and leather workers. The building closed around 2004. This was my third visit to the site, over the years the site has deteriorated and before long the building will start to crumble. This was my first visit since the …

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Loxley Congregational Chapel, Sheffield

Built in 1787 and closed in 1993 Loxley Congregational Chapel was known later in life as Loxley United Reformed / Independent Church. The building is surround by graves on three sides of it, vastly overgrown an unloved in places there are graves of victims of the 1864 Sheffield floods. Henry …

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George Barnsley & Sons, Sheffield

When I visited George Barnsley & Sons Cornish Works in Sheffield over 2 years ago it ranked as one of the most time warped explores I had ever encountered. In places the building retained Victorian features such as gas lights and other wonderful features. The building amazingly ceased to be …

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Redmire Water Treatment Works, Sheffield

This water treatment works tucked away in Sheffield is somewhat of a photographic gem. It features quite simply the best unintentional smiley face display panels I’ve ever seen! The site was originally mothballed and planned for refurbishment in the early part of the previous decade but little has happened to …

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