Abdy

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For the surname, see Abdy (surname).
Abdy
Abdy is located in South Yorkshire
Abdy
Abdy
 Abdy shown within South Yorkshire
OS grid reference SK4398
Metropolitan borough Rotherham
Metropolitan county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROTHERHAM
Postcode district S62
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
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Coordinates: 53°28′N 1°21′W / 53.47°N 01.35°W / 53.47; -01.35

See also: Abdi

Abdy is a small village in South Yorkshire, England.[1] Abdy is located about 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Swinton

Its name came from Old French abadie = "land belonging to an abbey" (in this case Monk Bretton Priory or Roche Abbey).

Earthworks for a Roman Ridge Dyke runs along the southern and eastern sides of Abdy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 111 Sheffield & Doncaster (Rotherham, Barnsley & Thorne) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319229354.