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Kilnhurst, Rotherham

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Kilnhurst, Rotherham

Kilnhurst is a village in South Yorkshire, England, on the banks of the River Don and the Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation. It grew up around the coal mining, ceramics, glass, brick-making and locomotive industries; none of these industries remain in the village.
Post townMexborough
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK4697
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
Population2,775
 

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

Kilnhurst, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Rawmarsh and Wath upon Dearne pars., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist., pop. 2562; vil., 4 miles NE. of Rotherham; P.O.; has collieries, iron and steel works, glass-bottle works, and earthenware manufacture.

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