Professional Sheffielder | Historian | Raconteur

Professional Sheffielder | Historian | Raconteur

Historical Sheffield Bishops House
Bishops House

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Steeped in history and full of charm, Bishops' House is both a museum and Sheffield's best preserved timber framed building.

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Did you Know?

William Blythe, a farmer and scythe manufacturer, who was living here in 1627 was the first known person living at Bishops House
Bishops House was built in
C. 1500
Once a yeoman’s farm surrounded by fields, today Bishops’ House is one of the region’s architectural treasures, open as a museum and hosting regular events, weddings and school visits. Bishops’ House is kept open to the public by The Friends of Bishops’ House, working in partnership with Sheffield City Council who own and maintain the building, and Museums Sheffield who curate most of the items on display.

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