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Heeley, Sheffield

Heeley is a former cluster of villages now a suburb in the south of the City of Sheffield, England. The village has existed at least since 1343, its name deriving from Heah Leah, High Lea then Hely, meaning a high, woodland clearing. Originally Heeley was divided into three: Upper Heeley (or Heeley Top) was around the intersection of Myrtle Road and Heeley Green, Middle Heeley was on the Gleadless Road at Well Road, and Lower Heeley (or Heeley Bottom) was on the London Road around Artisan View.
Administrative CountySheffield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK3584
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

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

Heeley, township and ry. sta., in par. and S. of bor. of Sheffield, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 305 ac., pop. 8747; P.O., T.O.

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