Bower Spring Cementation Furnace - Sheffield

Remains of two early C19 brick-built cementation furnaces, with parts of the cone-shaped superstructures incorporated in a boundary wall. Very rare survivals of once common furnaces used for early methods of mass producing steel.

Bower Spring Cementation Furnace - Sheffield
© Elden Minns and Co. Ltd

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Bower Spring cementation furnace
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1004795
  • Local Planning Authority: Sheffield
  • Site Type: Industrial > Metal industry site


  • Building Name: Bower Spring Cementation Furnace
  • County: South Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Sheffield
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Sheffield Central
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, CA