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

Location

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