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© Mrs Barbara A West LRPS

IoE Number: 456581
Location: THE BLITZ GRAVE 200 METRES EAST OF THE CREMATORIUM AT CITY ROAD CEMETERY, CITY ROAD (east off)
  SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Barbara A West LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 September 2001
Date listed: 12 December 1995
Date of last amendment: 12 December 1995
Grade II

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SHEFFIELDSK38NECITY ROAD784-1/6/181(East side (off))

SHEFFIELD SK38NE CITY ROAD 784-1/6/181 (East side (off)) The Blitz Grave 200m east of Crematorium at City Road Cemetery II Mass grave of air raid victims. c1941. Coursed squared stone with ashlar dressings. Low wall with slab coping, backed by a hedge, surrounding a kidney-shaped enclosure. At the entrance, a pair of square stone piers with flat caps and ramped coped flanking walls with inscribed tablets. Inside, a curved path flanked by low walls with slab coping, leading to an octagonal enclosure surrounded by a similar wall. This has a granite band inscribed with the victims' names. HISTORICAL NOTE: the grave contains the bodies of 134 citizens killed in air raids on 12 and 15 Dec. 1940.

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