Exclusive to Haunted Heritage
Sitting to the south of the city of Sheffield is an industrial museum known as Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. A former steel working site next to the river sheaf. The museum is located on the river Sheaf and was once a steelworking site with a rich history dating back to the 13th century.
What history has this venue been a part of?
The site was used for Iron forging 500 years ago, although there is evidence of other metal working before 1200
Did you know?
Its early history is intimately tied with the nearby Beauchief Abbey, which operated a ‘smithy’ and several mills alongside the River Sheaf.
With many ghost stories, this is the ideal location for a paranormal investigation. Step back in time and walk in the footsteps of the former workers. Enter their dwellings and workshop and feel the residual energy left behind.
What do we know?
With a long history going back to 13th century. It consist of several dwellings and workshops formerly the Abbeydale Works, a scythe makeing plant was in operation until the 1930s – and is remarkably complete of 19th -century work. The works are typical in that much of the production process was completed on the same site.
The site is a scheduled monument, and the works are Grade l listed, with the workers cottages, counting house, and manager house all being Grade ll listed.
Haunted Heritage has full access. what will we uncover?