Barnburgh - St Peter's Church
Barnburgh is a village and parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire. The village is adjacent to the village of Harlington - the parish contains both villages, and according to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,979, reducing to 1,924 at the 2011 Census. The village is located three miles north of Mexborough; two miles east of Goldthorpe; and eight miles west of Doncaster.
In the centre of the village is the parish church of St Peter, which is famous for the legend of the 'Cat and Man' and is mainly of Norman and Transitional architectural styles.
There was a coal mine situated half a mile west of the village called Barnburgh Main Colliery, which operated between 1911 and 1989.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Doncaster Retrieved 26 August 2009
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11120395&c=Barnburgh&d=16&e=62&g=6354531&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1457269416817&enc=1. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
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