Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
|Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall|
Lifting bridge in Barnby Dun
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall shown within South Yorkshire
|Metropolitan county||South Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Doncaster Central|
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 8,524 and by 2011 this had risen to 8,592. The parish covers Barnby Dun and Kirk Sandall, both parts of the Doncaster urban area.
Barnby Dun was home to the Thorpe Marsh Power station before its closure in the middle 1990s. The left over cooling towers were demolished in 2012. It was decided that whilst being demolished explosives should not be used as they would rupture the nearby canal.
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Barnby Dun has had elementary education since around 1872. The old school, as it is known now, with one classroom was paid for originally from local charities and the church fund. The property lies on Top Road, Barnby Dun. The first headteacher of the new school was Charles Newbound 1872-1895. During the last century extensions and additions to the school were made. As the village grew, so did the school but in 1977 a new infant school was built on Church Road and the original school became a junior school educating 7- to 12-year-old boys and girls. Due to a falling population it was decided that both schools be amalgamated and the infant school site was chosen as the new Primary school. Kirk Sandall has an infant and junior school which range from the ages of 4 to 11.
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