West Melton

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West Melton
Cottage of Content Crossroads ,West Melton - geograph.org.uk - 320453.jpg
West Melton is located in South Yorkshire
West Melton
West Melton
Location within South Yorkshire
Population3,007 (2001)
OS grid referenceSE425005
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townROTHERHAM
Postcode districtS63
Dialling code01709
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°30′13″N 1°21′42″W / 53.503516°N 1.361768°W / 53.503516; -1.361768Coordinates: 53°30′13″N 1°21′42″W / 53.503516°N 1.361768°W / 53.503516; -1.361768

West Melton is a former mining village in the parish of Brampton Bierlow in South Yorkshire, England. It lies between Wath upon Dearne and Brampton Bierlow, roughly 5 miles north of Rotherham and 5 miles south-east of Barnsley.[1] The village falls within the Wath parish of the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. It contains several churches, among them are West Melton United Reformed Church and Princess Street Methodist Church.

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  1. ^ Google (10 March 2013). "West Melton" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 10 March 2013.

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Media related to West Melton at Wikimedia Commons