Archaeological Investigations

Here is some information about previous excavations. You can also download pdf documents produced by ARCUS on two pieces of fieldwork. Trial trenching of Sheffield Castle illustrations and report Evaluation of the Castle Market Upper Loading Bay illustration and report In 1915 a large portion of the site previously occupied by Sheffield Castle was purchased from […]

A history of Sheffield Castle & Markets

This 36 page document was published some years ago to promote the Castle Market. It contains some fascinating information and images, a quality piece of work. It was compiled by Krys Zasada, who died earlier this year. He gave us permission to share it. Click the link below (or right click to save). A History […]

ARCUS report

The ARCUS (Archaeological Research and Consultancy at the University of Sheffield) Report 669b(1) was prepared by Michael McCoy and Mark Stenton, with illustrations by Marcus Abbott. It represents perhaps the most in depth assessment of the Castle ruins currently available. With kind permission of the University, you can now enjoy the report yourselves!

Blueprint for the site

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 […]

Report from the University

The ARCUS (Archaeological Research and Consultancy at the University of Sheffield) Report 669b(1) was prepared by Michael McCoy and Mark Stenton, with illustrations by Marcus Abbott. It represents perhaps the most in depth assessment of the Castle ruins currently available. With kind permission of the University, you can now enjoy the report yourselves!