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Sharlston, Wakefield

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Sharlston, Wakefield

Sharlston is a village and civil parish situated 4 miles east of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England, and includes the settlements of Old Sharlston, Sharlston Common and New Sharlston. Its population at the 2001 census was 2,756. The village lies in the City of Wakefield unitary district.
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3918
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01924

Other names by which Sharlston, Wakefield has been known in the past

Sharleston ~ Sharlston Common

Sharlston, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sharleston, township and ry. sta., Warmfield par., S. cliv. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Wakefield, 1199 ac., pop. 1890; P.O., called Sharlston Common. Sharleston Hall is a Tudor mansion.

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