The Blue Ball pub at Wharncliffe Side
|Wharncliffe Side shown within Sheffield|
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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 1355 (2011), 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, along with a post office and two public houses within the village. 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
- Ordnance survey. 1:25000. c.2012
- Wharncliffe Side is made up of 5 Output Areas in The Stocksbridge and Upper Don ward http://ukcensusdata.com/stocksbridge-and-upper-don-e05001063#sthash.3EoM4KJv.dpbs
- Long, Peter, ed. (2004) , The Hidden Places Of England, Travel Publishing, p. 605, ISBN 1-904-434-12-6
- http://www.wharncliffeside.org.uk/ - Wharncliffe Side Primary School Website
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