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Darrington, Wakefield

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Darrington, Wakefield

Darrington is a small village and civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England, 3 miles from Pontefract and 25 miles from the city of York. The village is split in two by the busy A1 trunk road which runs from London to Scotland. It has a population of 1,308.
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4820
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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

Darnintone ~ Darnitone

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

Darrington, par. and township, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 m. SE. of Pontefract -- par., 6099 ac., pop. 718; township, 3111 ac., pop. 523; contains D. Hall.

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