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Shafton, Barnsley

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Shafton, Barnsley

Shafton is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with West Yorkshire. At the 2001 census it had a population of 2,840. The parish contains the villages of Shafton and Shafton Two Gates. Shafton lies to the north of Shafton Two Gates, on the road to Ryhill. It is located at approximately 53° 35' 10" North, 1° 24' West, at an elevation of around 80 metres above sea level. Sceptun in the Domesday Book of 1086 then later in c.
Administrative CountyBarnsley
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3911
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire

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

Shafton, township and vil., Felkirk par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NE. of Barnsley, 823 ac., pop. 430; P.O.

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