Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Sheffield': City status in the United Kingdom England Metropolitan borough South Yorkshire River Sheaf Historic counties of England West Riding of Yorkshire Sheffield urban area United Kingdom Census 2001 English Core Cities Group Crucible steel Industrial Revolution Stainless steel Municipal corporation Gross value added Yorkshire and the Humber Upper Paleolithic Anglo-Saxons Danelaw Mercia Northumbria Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Dore Eanred of Northumbria Egbert of Wessex Wessex Norman conquest of England Sheffield Castle Castle Square, Sheffield Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire Cutlery Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales Mary I of Scotland Sheffield Manor Copper Sheffield plate Silver Cholera Borough Great Sheffield Flood George Orwell World War II Sheffield Blitz Park Hill, Sheffield Meadowhall Centre Don Valley Stadium Ponds Forge Sheffield Arena Universiade