This is about the shopping street in Sheffield. For the Quarter, see The Moor Quarter. For the novel by Laurie R. King, see The Moor . For other uses, see Moor .
The Moor is one of the main shopping streets of Sheffield, England. Along its length lie some of the most popular department stores, and it is seen as one of the primary retail cores of the city centre. The street was originally named Sheffield Moor, then in the early nineteenth century was renamed "South Street",Joseph Woolhouse, " A Description of the Town of Sheffield" but was again renamed in order to avoid confusion with a South Street near Hyde Park. The shops along it were rebuilt in the 1950s following damage in World War II, and the street has more recently been pedestrianised, with market stalls now occupying the roadway.The Moor stretches from "Moorhead" in the north (lying south of the Peace Gardens) to "Moorfoot" in the south, where the former Manpower Services Commission building blocks the route on to Lo
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