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Swinton, Rotherham

Swinton is a suburban town within the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, in South Yorkshire, England on part of the west bank of the River Don. It has a population of 14,643.
Post townMEXBOROUGH
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK4598
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01709
Population14,643
 

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

Swinton, town and township with ry. sta., Wath upon Dearne and Mexborough pars., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 10½ miles NE. of Sheffield, 1770 ac., pop. 7612; P.O., T.O.; contains the Rockingham pottery works and the Swinton iron works, and carries on coal mining, bottle making, glass mfrs., and repairing of railway engines and waggons.

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