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Owlerton, Sheffield

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Owlerton, Sheffield

Owlerton is a suburb of the city of Sheffield, it lies 2.2 miles northwest of the city centre near the confluence of the River Don and River Loxley. Owlerton was formerly a small rural settlement with its origins in the Early Middle Ages, it became part of Sheffield in the early 1900s as the city expanded. Owlerton stands just east of the adjacent suburb of Hillsborough and the division between the two districts is difficult to delineate.
Administrative CountySheffield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK3389
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 code0114

Owlerton, Sheffield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Owlerton, eccl. dist., Sheffield par., S. div. "West-Riding Yorkshire, in NW. of Sheffield, pop. 5884; P.O.

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