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Langsett, Barnsley

Langsett is a village and civil parish near Penistone in South Yorkshire. It lies near the southern edge of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley and on the edge of the Peak District National Park. At the 2001 census it had a population of 161. In the early Medieval period, Langsett was known as Penisale. It held a royal charter entitling it to hold a weekly market on Tuesdays and an annual three-day fair, but these were held somewhere in the country rather than in the village itself.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2100
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01226
Population161 (2001)

Langsett, Barnsley in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Langsett, township, in par. and 3½ miles SW. of Penistone, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Little Don, 4916 ac., pop. 271; P.O. at Langsett Road. and P.O., T.O., at Langsett Road North; has coal mines and mfr. of fire-bricks.

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