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Firbeck, Rotherham

Firbeck is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with Nottinghamshire. The name is said to derive from "Friebec", meaning a wooded stream. It lies between Maltby and Oldcotes, off the A634 and B6463 roads. The village has a pub, The Black Lion, church and the closed Private Parkhill Social Club. It has a population of 317.
Post townWORKSOP
Administrative CountyRotherham
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSK5688
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 code01709
Population317 (2001)

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

Firbeck, par. and township, S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles NW. of Worksop sta.-- par., 2626 ac., pop. 366; township, 1297 ac., pop. 249; contains the seat of Firbeck Hall.

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