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Masbrough, Rotherham

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Masbrough, Rotherham

Masbrough, occasionally spelt Masborough is a suburb of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, located in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Rotherham town centre. The River Don divides Masbrough from the old town of Rotherham.
Post townROTHERHAM
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK4192
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01709
Population(2001)
 

Other names by which Masbrough, Rotherham has been known in the past

Masborough

Masbrough, Rotherham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Masborough, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Rotherham par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, within the mun. limits of Rotherham, pop. 8474; P.O., T.O.; Ebenezer Elliott (1781-1849), the "Corn Law Rhymer," was a native.

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