Bear Pit Near South Side Of Botanical Gardens

Date:
17 Dec 2000
Location:
Bear Pit Near South Side Of Botanical Gardens, Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2LA
Reference:
IOE01/02612/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SHEFFIELD

SK3386SW CLARKEHOUSE ROAD 784-1/32/198 (South side (off)) 28/06/73 Bear Pit near south side of Botanical Gardens

II

Bear pit. Early C19, restored mid C20. Coursed rubble with stone dressings and renewed iron railing. Circular pit approx 5m diameter and 4m deep, with low parapet wall and slab coping. Triple arched passage entrance with larger central opening, with slots for bars or doors. Inside, 2 blocked segment-headed openings on opposite sides. One of the original features of the Botanical Gardens.

Listing NGR: SK3340586200

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2169 IOE Records taken by Barbara A West; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: West, Barbara A

Rights Holder: West, Barbara A

Keywords

Iron, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Bear Pit, Victorian Recreational, Baiting Place, Botanic Garden, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier