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Monk Bretton, Barnsley

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Monk Bretton, Barnsley

Monk Bretton is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. It lies approximately two miles north-east from Barnsley town centre.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3607
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

Other names by which Monk Bretton, Barnsley has been known in the past

Bretton ~ Bretton Monk ~ Burton

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

Monk Bretton, town, township, and eccl. dist. with ry. sta., Roystone par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist., pop. 3962; town and township, 3¼ miles NE. of Barnsley by rail, 2221 ac., pop. 2918; P.O.; Monk Bretton has remains of a Cluniac priory founded in 1157.

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