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For other places with the same name, see Brierley (disambiguation).
For other uses, see Brierley (surname).
Brierley is located in South Yorkshire
 Brierley shown within South Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE410110
   – London 150 mi (240 km)  SSE
Civil parish Brierley
Metropolitan borough Barnsley
Metropolitan county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Barnsley
Postcode district S72
Dialling code 01226
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Barnsley East
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Coordinates: 53°35′41″N 1°22′55″W / 53.5947°N 1.38201°W / 53.5947; -1.38201

Brierley (pronounced as "bry"-"early") is a town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. The town, situated close to the border with West Yorkshire, is at the south of the A628 road, and is less than 2 miles (3 km) to the south-west of Hemsworth.

The civil parish of Brierley contains the large pit village of Grimethorpe, and at the 2001 census had a population of 5,973.[1]

Brierley lies approximately 330 feet (100 m) above sea level.


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