Wharncliffe Side

Coordinates: 53°27′00″N 1°33′14″W / 53.450°N 1.554°W / 53.450; -1.554
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Wharncliffe Side
The Blue Ball pub at Wharncliffe Side
Wharncliffe Side is located in Sheffield
Wharncliffe Side
Wharncliffe Side
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53°27′00″N 1°33′14″W / 53.450°N 1.554°W / 53.450; -1.554

Wharncliffe Side is a village in South Yorkshire, England, northwest of Sheffield and within the city borough.

Wharcliffe Side is located on the west bank of the River Don, approximately six miles (9.7 km) northwest of Sheffield city centre, and one mile (1.6 km) northwest of Oughtibridge, south of the confluence of the Ewden beck and the River Don. The village is at an elevation of 435 feet (133 m) and the A6102 road passes through the village.[1]

The village has a population of 1355 as of 2011,[2] and is a commuter village for Sheffield and Stocksbridge.[3] 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 12 mile (0.80 km) to the west.

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  1. ^ Ordnance survey. 1:25000. c.2012
  2. ^ Wharncliffe Side is made up of five output areas in The Stocksbridge and Upper Don ward http://ukcensusdata.com/stocksbridge-and-upper-don-e05001063#sthash.3EoM4KJv.dpbs
  3. ^ Long, Peter, ed. (2004) [1998], The Hidden Places Of England, Travel Publishing, p. 605, ISBN 1-904-434-12-6

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