East Ecclesfield

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Coordinates: 53°26′35″N 1°28′12″W / 53.443°N 1.470°W / 53.443; -1.470

East Ecclesfield
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Shown within Sheffield
District Sheffield
Ceremonial county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
UK Parliament constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge
Steven Wilson(Labour)
Garry Weatherall (Labour)
Colin Taylor (Liberal Democrats)
Population (2001) 17,800

East Ecclesfield ward—which includes the districts of Chapeltown and Ecclesfield—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the northern part of the city and covers an area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) in the eastern part of Ecclesfield Parish. The population of this ward in 2001 was 17,800 people in 8,400 households. East Ecclesfield is one of the six wards that make up the Sheffield Hillsborough Parliamentary constituency. The Boundary Commission for England, in their final report, recommended that East Ecclesfield should become part of a reformed Penistone and Stocksbridge constituency.

Districts in East Ecclesfield ward[edit]


St Mary's Church, Ecclesfield
Main article: Ecclesfield

Ecclesfield (grid reference SK353942) is a village, now a northern suburb of Sheffield. It lies near the railway line from Sheffield to Barnsley. Until 1953, Ecclesfield had a railway station.

Notable buildings in Ecclesfield include St Mary's Church and Ecclesfield Priory.


Chapeltown (grid reference SK355963) lies to the north of Ecclesfield. It has its own railway station and a junction on the M1.