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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England - 1895 - Sheffield


Sheffield, a town of England, co. of York, West Riding, capital of the district of Hallamshire, at the junction of the Sheaf and Don Rivers (both crossed by several bridges), on the Sheffield & Don Canal, and on several rail. ways, 141 miles N.N.W. of London. The town is for the most part irregularly built, consisting, particularly in its older parts, of steep and narrow streets, and brick houses often of an antiquated appearance. In the more modern parts the streets are both wide and straight, and many of the shops are remarkable for their elegance, though the clouds of smoke cause everything to assume a very dingy hue. Almost all the streets are well paved, and lighted with gas...

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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