Here is an electronic copy of the Friends’ Blueprint for the site of the Castle which was launched to the media today along with a link to the article which appeared in The Star recently. We hope you enjoy reading through the document and agree with the ideas that have been put forward. We are keen […]
David Clarke found a sketch plan of Sheffield Castle, supposedly dated around 1700, in a little book by Thomas Winder, “T’Heft an’ Blades o’Sheffield: Dialect stories and Antiquarian papers”, published in Sheffield 1907. We wonder what data the plan was based on?
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This site is interesting… http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/spy/index.cfm#zoom=17&lat=53.3853&lon=-1.4634&layers=168&b=1
Thanks to Time Walk for this image
An 1827 Plan of the Sheffield Markets, from the Sheffield Archives AP/538 courtesy of ARCheritage.
Here is a schematic from ARCUS showing the location of known Castle remains. It identifies the ARCUS trenches and also features identified from Armstrong & Butcher’s work.