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Pitsmoor, Sheffield

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Pitsmoor, Sheffield

Pitsmoor is a former village, now a suburb of Sheffield. The name derives from Or-pits as, anciently, the main local industry was the mining of ore.
Administrative CountySheffield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK3689
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

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

Pitsmoor, eccl. dist., Sheffield par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 11,668.

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