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The photographers, urban explorers, curious or concerned members of the public who have kindly allowed their images to be used on this website are warmly thanked by The Friends Of The Old Town Hall. They have investigated a place that many people walk past every day and don’t give a second thought to what might…

Urban Explorers In The Old Town Hall

There are many urban explorers who have visited the Old Town Hall. Below are links to some of the articles that are out there on the web. Several of the authors of these articles have permitted us to use their images. Please see the disclaimer regarding these images…. http://www.proj3ctm4yh3m.com/urbex/2013/01/31/urbex-sheffield-crown-court-south-yorkshire-november-2012/ http://www.proj3ctm4yh3m.com/urbex/2013/03/28/urbex-sheffield-crown-court-south-yorkshire-march-2013-revisit/ http://www.proj3ctm4yh3m.com/urbex/2013/08/14/urbex-sheffield-crown-court-south-yorkshire-july-2013-revisit/ http://www.proj3ctm4yh3m.com/urbex/2014/08/05/urbex-sheffield-crown-court-south-yorkshire-may-2014-revisit-2/ Dan Circa Photography:…

19th century Timeline

Not a comprehensive list but a snapshot of the many stories the Old Town Hall was involved in.  1808 Town Hall built by Charles Watson 1812 Luddite Riots Lady Ludd 1817 Combination act imprisonment for Trade Union Activities 1820 Yorkshire Rebellion John Blackwell arrested & tried for riotous behaviour 1832 Cholera  Town Hall becomes  control…

The Old Town Hall, Castle Green

  “Where the Town Hall stands was some old Houses, built with no regularity, from this corner to the corner of Castle Green. Castle Street was called True Love Gutter……..Down Waingate was a very hilly Street and a many old houses irregularly built, no Killing Shambles, we cross over the Bridge into the Wicker.” (A…