The former Cross Keys on Handsworth Road was a mid-C13th house for chaplains and then a schoolroom, it became a pub in 1804.
The Chantry Inn is one of only four in the UK that claim to be on consecrated land. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, is immediately behind. The pub hosted the traditional Handsworth Sword Dancers on Boxing Day.
The former Cross Keys on Handsworth Road was a mid-C13th house for chaplains and then a schoolroom, it became a pub in 1804.
The Chantry Inn is one of only four in the UK that claim to be on consecrated land. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, is immediately behind. The pub hosted the traditional Handsworth Sword Dancers on Boxing Day.
The former Cross Keys on Handsworth Road was a mid-C13th house for chaplains and then a schoolroom, it became a pub in 1804. The Chantry Inn is one of only four in the UK that claim to be on consecrated land. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, is immediately behind. The pub hosted the traditional Handsworth Sword Dancers on Boxing Day. | Google

11 of the last ‘proper’ old-school Sheffield pubs which are still open today

These photos raise a toast to those pubs which have been serving up a pint and warm welcome across Sheffield for decades and in many cases more than a century.

The pubs showcased all boast amazing history and heritage with many retaining original features from low wooden beams to stained glass windows as well as fireplaces and heritage tilework.

Some have been granted listed status while others have a place in Sheffield’s long and interesting history

With thanks to Dave Pickersgill, editor of Sheffield's Real Heritage Pubs a Camra publication.

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