Hickleton

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Hickleton
Location within South Yorkshire
Population274 (2011)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Doncaster
Postcode district DN5
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Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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53°32′31″N1°16′34″W / 53.542°N 1.276°W / 53.542; -1.276 Coordinates: 53°32′31″N1°16′34″W / 53.542°N 1.276°W / 53.542; -1.276
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Hickleton Hall

Hickleton is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it had a population of 291, [1] which had reduced slightly to 274 at the 2011 Census. [2]

There are records of Hickleton’s history dating back to Saxon times, although some consider the settlement has Roman roots. [3]

More recently, it was the "estate village" of Hickleton Hall, formerly the home of the Earls of Halifax but now a Sue Ryder Care Home.

Hickleton's parish church, St. Wilfrid's is mainly of mediaeval construction with Norman features, restored in Victorian times by George Frederick Bodley.

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References

  1. Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Doncaster Retrieved 27 August 2009
  2. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neigfhbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  3. Dabell, J. A., 'Hickleton Heritage Trust' website