Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall - Canal Bridge.jpg
Lifting bridge in Barnby Dun
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall is located in South Yorkshire
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall
Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall shown within South Yorkshire
Population 8,592 
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DN3
Dialling code 01302
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°34′N 1°04′W / 53.57°N 1.07°W / 53.57; -1.07Coordinates: 53°34′N 1°04′W / 53.57°N 1.07°W / 53.57; -1.07

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[1] and by 2011 this had risen to 8,592.[2] The parish covers Barnby Dun and Kirk Sandall, both parts of the Doncaster urban area.


The parish was formed in 1921 by the amalgamation of Barnby upon Don with Kirk Sandall. Until 1956 it also included Edenthorpe.[3]

Barnby Dun was home to the Thorpe Marsh Power station before its closure in the middle 1990s.[4] The left over cooling towers were demolished in 2012.[5] It was decided that whilst being demolished explosives should not be used as they would rupture the nearby canal.


Barnby Dun has had elementary education since around 1872.[6] 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[7] 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.

Religious sites[edit]

Barnby Dun has a fourteenth-century church, St Peter & St Pauls.[8][9]


Barnby Dun was served by Barnby Dun railway station, it is now closed. Kirk Sandall is served by a station which is still operating.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Area: Barnby Dun with Kirk Sandall CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Banby Dun with Kirk Sandall". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Youngs, Frederic A, Jr. (1991). Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, Vol.2: Northern England. London: Royal Historical Society. p. 790. ISBN 0-86193-127-0. 
  4. ^ Collingridge, John (31 October 2011). "1,000 jobs boost as biofuel and gas power stations get go-ahead". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "ABLE Thorpe Marsh Able UK". Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "History". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Barnby Dun History". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Barnby Dun Parish Church". domesday. BBC. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "St Peter & St Paul, Barnby Dun". A Church Near You. Retrieved 24 January 2016. 

External links[edit]