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
Population 18,295 
District Sheffield
Ceremonial county South Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Penistone and Stocksbridge
Councillors Pauline Andrews (UKIP)
Joyce Wright (Labour)
Steve Wilson (Labour)
List of places

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 2011 was 18,295 people in 7,863 households with a population density of 17.1 persons per hectare. 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. The East Ecclesfield ward is composed of eight polling districts. These include Blackburn, Chapeltown, Ecclesfield, Ecclesfield Common, High Greave, Horbury, Warren and Wheata.

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 (J35).