Carbrook Hall

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Carbrook Hall c1819

Carbrook Hall is a historic house in Sheffield, England. Located at 53°24′20″N 1°25′0″W / 53.40556°N 1.41667°W / 53.40556; -1.41667Coordinates: 53°24′20″N 1°25′0″W / 53.40556°N 1.41667°W / 53.40556; -1.41667 in the Attercliffe district of the city, the original building was owned by the Blunt family from 1176.[1] This was rebuilt in 1462, and was bought by Thomas Bright (Lord of the manor of Ecclesall) in the late 16th century.[2] His descendant, John Bright, was an active Parliamentarian during the English Civil War, and the building was used as a Roundhead meeting place during the siege of Sheffield Castle.[1] Most of the building was demolished in the 19th century, what survives is a Grade II listed stone wing that was added c1620.[3] It is now used as a public house that claims to be "Sheffield's most haunted public house".[2]

The carbrook hall is now owned by the Barefoot family .

See also[edit]

Listed buildings in Sheffield

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b English Heritage (1952) Carbrook Hall Public House. Images of England (accessed 1 January 2006—free registration required).
  2. ^ a b Website of Carbrook Hall Public House (Accessed 1 January 2006).
  3. ^ Harman, R. & Minnis, J. (2004) Pevsner City Guides: Sheffield, pp202–203. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-10585-1