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What is the large metal object at the Don Valley Bowl? Brown Baileys scrap basket.

At the top of the large mound around the Don Valley bowl, you will find a scrap basket once used at the Brown Baileys steelworks.  I am told the scrap basket fed a 70 and 100-ton arc furnace.    45 more words

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What is the large metal object at the Don Valley Bowl? Brown Baileys scrap basket.

At the top of the large mound around the Don Valley bowl, you will find a scrap basket once used at the Brown Baileys steelworks.  I am told the scrap basket fed a 70 and 100-ton arc furnace.    45 more words

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English institute of sport Attercliffe Sheffield.

Attercliffe was once a very industrial area with back to back terrace housing.  Since 1970 it had become very run down but is now making a comeback as a sports area.  159 more words

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English institute of sport Attercliffe Sheffield.

Attercliffe was once a very industrial area with back to back terrace housing.  Since 1970 it had become very run down but is now making a comeback as a sports area.  159 more words

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Don Valley Bowl Attercliffe Sheffield.

Sheffield had some magnificent facilities built for the World Student games.  The Don Valley arena has since been bulldozed down, even though it cost £30/£40 million and could have been made into a going concern.  112 more words

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Don Valley Bowl Attercliffe Sheffield.

Sheffield had some magnificent facilities built for the World Student games.  The Don Valley arena has since been bulldozed down, even though it cost £30/£40 million and could have been made into a going concern.  112 more words

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Attercliffe baths Attercliffe rd Sheffield.

This was opened in 1879.  It was both a swimming pool and wash house as people didn’t have baths at home in their back to back terrace houses.  40 more words

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