Harthill, Yorkshire

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West Riding
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All Hallows Church
Grid reference: SK493807
Location: 53°19’10"N, 1°15’30"W
Population: 1,879  (2011)
Post town: Sheffield
Postcode: S26
Dialling code: 01909
Local Government
Council: Rotherham
Rother Valley

Harthill is a village and parish in the West Riding of Yorkshire, on the border with Derbyshire. It lies between Killamarsh and Thorpe Salvin, at an elevation of around 360 feet above sea level. The ancient parish of Harthill comprises a single township called 'Harthill with Woodall'. In the 2001 census, the civil parish had a population of 1,909,[1] reducing slightly to 1,879 at the 2011 census.[2]

Harthill is traditionally an agricultural village, although there is also a history of quarrying whetstones for use in knife-sharpening.

The parish church of All Hallows dates from 1085, when it was commissioned by William de Warenne. The tower is 14th century. The Dukes of Leeds, major landowners in the area, and their families are interred in the crypt.

Harthill has two public houses: the Beehive and the Blue Bell.

Harthill is the principal village in the civil parish of Harthill with Woodall. The parish also contains Harthill Reservoir which feeds the Chesterfield Canal, Nor Wood, and the hamlet of Woodall with its M1 motorway service station. The southernmost point of the parish in Harthill Field is also the southernmost point of the West Riding, and of Yorkshire itself.


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