The Blue Ball pub at Wharncliffe Side
Wharncliffe Side shown within Sheffield
|Metropolitan county||South Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Penistone and Stocksbridge|
Wharcliffe Side is located on the west bank of the River Don, approximately 10 km northwest of Sheffield city centre, and 1 km northwest of Oughtibridge, south of the confluence of the Ewden beck and the River Don. The A6102 road passes through the village.
The village has a population of around 2000, and is a commuter village for Sheffield and Stocksbridge. The village is within the Stocksbridge and Upper Don electoral ward. There is a primary school on Brighthomelee Lane. Glen Howe Park is situated at the southern end of the village. The ancient farming hamlet of Brightholmlee lies 0.5 km to the west.
- Wharncliffe Crags, river Don valley landmark north of the village, associated with the legend of the Dragon of Wantley
http://www.wharncliffeside.org.uk/ - Wharncliffe Side Primary School Website
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