Topham, South Yorkshire

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53°38′30″N1°03′00″W / 53.6417°N 1.05°W / 53.6417; -1.05 Coordinates: 53°38′30″N1°03′00″W / 53.6417°N 1.05°W / 53.6417; -1.05

Topham is a small rural hamlet upon the River Went in rural Yorkshire within the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in northern England. The hamlet runs along the Trans-Pennine Trail.



Topham is a rural hamlet on the River Went, a tributary of the River Don; alongside a dismantled railway. Also, because of its situation on the river; it is liable to flooding. [1] It is located at approximately 53°38′40″N1°3′40″W / 53.64444°N 1.06111°W / 53.64444; -1.06111 , at an elevation of around 5 metres above sea level. The area around Topham is extremely flat with very few hills or inclines.


The hamlet includes the main structure of an early nineteenth century tower mill, which is now part of a house. [2] The track to Balne Lodge and Balne Hall crosses the River Went at Topham Ferry bridge, a single-arched brick structure built in the early nineteenth century and little altered, although in poor condition. [3]

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  2. Historic England. "Tower Mill structure at the Mill, Sykehouse (1192911)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 27 April 2020.
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