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Conisbrough, Doncaster

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Conisbrough, Doncaster

Conisbrough is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster, in South Yorkshire, England. It is located roughly midway between Doncaster and Rotherham, and is built alongside the River Don at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:53|29|N|1|14|W||| | |name= }}. It has a population of 15,361.
Post townDoncaster
Administrative CountyDoncaster
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK5198
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01709

Other names by which Conisbrough, Doncaster has been known in the past

Caer Conan ~ Conines Borrough ~ Coningsborough ~ Coningsburgh ~ Conisborough ~ Connisborow ~ Coningesborc ~ Coningesburg ~ Cuningesburg

Conisbrough, Doncaster in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Conisbrough, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Don, 5 miles SW. of Doncaster, 4296 ac., pop. 2706; P.O., T.O., called Conisborough; has brick and tile making, and quarries in the magnesian limestone. C. Castle, now roofless, the property of the Duke of Leeds, is supposed to be of great antiquity. It is the residence of Athelstane in Ivanhoe. In the neighbourhood are numerous traces of both the early Britons and the Romans.

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