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Toll Bar
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Toll Bar
Location within South Yorkshire
Area0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Population1,226 (2011 census)
  Density 9,431/sq mi (3,641/km2)
OS grid reference SE561079
  London 145 mi (233 km)  SSE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DN5
Dialling code 01302
Police South Yorkshire
Fire South Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
List of places
53°33′54″N1°09′18″W / 53.565°N 1.155°W / 53.565; -1.155
The toll house after which the village was named Toll Bar Toll House - - 1110537.jpg
The toll house after which the village was named

Toll Bar is a semi-rural hamlet in the City of Doncaster local government area, South Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the A19 road, and approximately 3 miles (5 km) north from the town of Doncaster, and adjacent to Bentley. Toll Bar had a population of 1,226 in the 2011 census. [1]


On 25 June 2007 the Ea Beck overflowed and flooded the village. [2]

The village school is Toll Bar Primary School. In 2014, about one third of its pupils had a Romany or Gypsy background. The school has been rated as good by Ofsted. [3] Toll Bar also has a post office.

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  1. "DN5 0RA - Check My Postcode".
  2. "How the Ea Beck flooded Toll Bar". Doncaster Free Press. Retrieved 4 October 2017.
  3. School report. Toll Bar Primary School. Ofsted. 2014.