In 2010 we did a story in The Cruck (which we’ve reproduced below) regarding the wonderful old Pheasant Inn on Attercliffe Road which was disgracefully trashed and felt that recent events warranted this re-running of the original article complete with
Did anyone go to the ceremony at the City Hall welcoming the famous lions which have been returned to their rightful home? We certainly weren’t aware of it until spying a small item on Page 14 of Wednesday’s Sheffield Star.
CRUCIBLE TO BE TURNED INTO BIN STORE I bet this headline frightened a few of you snooker fans out there! No, it’s not the famous and much loved one but another one down at Shalesmoor. Sheffield had lots of these
One of the few undeveloped blocks left at Kelham Island is the old Williams Brothers on Green Lane. Admittedly it’s not the prettiest of buildings but nevertheless has some historic value and its own crucible. Plans were approved last year
Sometimes you can drive past a nice Victorian property every day without knowing just who used to live there, until you start to dig a little deeper. One such building is No 68 Clarkehouse Road which has been home to
If you had been admitted to hospital in 1797 the chances of you coming out alive would have been much slimmer than today, but the newly built General Infirmary would no doubt have done their best to keep you in
The cruck is a simple and elegant feature of a type of building construction which was at its most popular in medieval times. The A-shaped profile is such a pleasing form, especially for architectural historians, that Hallamshire Historic Buildings chose
Hallamshire Historic Buildings will be at the Heritage Fair on 16th & 17th of September. Come along to say hello and find out about our latest campaigns.
Alas our famous Cruck magazine is no more as production costs have made it non-viable. Over the years it has evolved from a single page newsheet to a 48 page glossy magazine and the 2016 edition was its swansong. Now’s
Last Friday evening I was joined by three other founder members of the now defunct Friends of Abbeydale Picture House charity to attend a memorable event at said Abbeydale Picture House. The evening was part of the Imperial War Museum’s