Coal staithes, Canal Basin Complex, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Coal staithes, Canal Basin Complex, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Photograph taken April 1989 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: BB89/04888

This picture shows the coal staithes incorporated into the railway that served the Sheffield Canal Basin. This structure was built in about 1855 but fell into a state of disrepair. It was restored by Sheffield City Council in 1983, although it is no longer operative.

Location

South Yorkshire Sheffield

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

coal transport railway canal preservation conservation victorian (1837 - 1901)