Barnburgh

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Barnburgh
Barnburgh - St Peter's Church - from NE.jpg
Barnburgh - St Peter's Church
Barnburgh is located in South Yorkshire
Barnburgh
Barnburgh
Barnburgh shown within South Yorkshire
Population1,924 (2011)
Civil parish
  • Barnburgh
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDONCASTER
Postcode districtDN5
Dialling code01709
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°31′N 1°16′W / 53.52°N 1.27°W / 53.52; -1.27Coordinates: 53°31′N 1°16′W / 53.52°N 1.27°W / 53.52; -1.27

Barnburgh is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. The village is adjacent to the village of Harlington - the parish contains both villages, and according to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,979,[1] reducing to 1,924 at the 2011 Census.[2] The village is located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Mexborough, 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Goldthorpe and 8 miles (13 km) west of Doncaster itself.

In the centre of the village is the parish church of St Peter, which is famous for the legend of the 'Cat and Man' and is mainly of Norman and Transitional architectural styles.

There was a coal mine situated half a mile west of the village called Barnburgh Main Colliery, which operated between 1911 and 1989.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Doncaster Retrieved 26 August 2009
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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