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View East along River Don from Lady's Bridge, towards Blonk Bridge showing Royal Exchange Flats; Castle House; former premises of Hancock and Lant Ltd. and IQuarter Apartments; Park Inn (formerly Hotel Bristol) and Hilton Hotel formerly S

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Title:View East along River Don from Lady's Bridge, towards Blonk Bridge showing Royal Exchange Flats; Castle House; former premises of Hancock and Lant Ltd. and IQuarter Apartments; Park Inn (formerly Hotel Bristol) and Hilton Hotel formerly S
Location:Sheffield_Wicker_Area
Date:03/11/2009
Date Period:2000-2019
Photographer:Alex Ekins
Copyright:SCC
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The development was built 1899-1900 for John Henry Bryars, an animal breeder & vet. Royal Exchange Buildings comprised 20 two bedroomed flats, houses for the veterinary surgeon & groom; shops;veterinary surgery and dogs home. Castle House belonged to the Veterinary Surgeon. Further along a multi-storey stables with iron frame and internal ramps for access. In 1931 the stables were converted to a pea-canning factory for Batchelors and later occupied by Hancock & Lant Ltd., furniture store. See: Pevsner Architectural Guides, Sheffield, Ruth Harman & John Minnis Ref: 720.94274 S

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