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Hemingfield is located in South Yorkshire
Hemingfield shown within South Yorkshire
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BARNSLEY
Postcode district S73
Dialling code 01226
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
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53°30′58″N 1°24′00″W / 53.516°N 1.400°W / 53.516; -1.400Coordinates: 53°30′58″N 1°24′00″W / 53.516°N 1.400°W / 53.516; -1.400

Hemingfield is a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England.[1] The village falls within the Hoyland Milton Ward of Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council.

In the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870–72) John Marius Wilson described Hemingfield:

HEMINGFIELD, a village in Wombwell township, Darfield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 4 miles SE of Barnesley. Pop., 346. It has a post office under Barnesley, and a charity school.[2]

The Elsecar Heritage Railway currently terminates at Hemingfield; however, there is no platform at present, so there are plans to build a proposed Hemingfield railway halt as part of an extension to Cortonwood in the future.

The village was represented in the FA Cup by Hemingfield F.C. in the 1920s.

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 110 Sheffield & Huddersfield (Glossop & Holmfirth) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319231876. 
  2. ^ "A Vision of Britain Through Time: Hemingfield". www.visionofbritain.co.uk. GB Historical GIS/University of Portsmouth. Retrieved 18 March 2016.