Steelworks, Crucible Furnaces and Workers' Housing: Archaeological Investigations at Hoyle Street Sheffield [Paperback]

Andrew Powell(Author)

ISBN: 9781874350798 | Published by: Wessex Archaeology | Series: Wessex Archaeology Occasional Paper | Year of Publication: 2014 | Language: English 65p, 68 color and black and white line drawings and photographs
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Steelworks, Crucible Furnaces and Workers' Housing


Archaeological excavations have revealed significant evidence for crucible steelmaking; documentary research has helped elucidate details of this industry that made Sheffield world famous for the production of cutlery and tools in the 19th and 20th centuries. Evidence for domestic occupation was also found together with evidence for possible cottage industry.

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