Sheffield Assay Office to welcome guests for special heritage event

Sheffield Assay Office will throw open its doors on Friday September 11 for a special ‘Heritage Open Day’ to celebrate its 242 years as a hallmarking specialist. 

The free event will offer interested parties the chance to learn more about the history of the Assay Office, which was founded in 1773, followed by a tour of the marking hall and an opportunity to view some articles from the collection.

The session will take place from 10am to 12:30pm and booking is essential. Find out more by ringing 0114 2312121 or email

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