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The civil parish of Sykehouse is civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncastermarker in South Yorkshiremarker, Englandmarker, on the border with the East Riding of Yorkshire. It has a population of 438.

Sykehouse is a largely rural area containing a handful of small hamlet. Its northern border is marked by the River Went, while the River Don marks its eastern boundary. The New Junction Canalmarker bisects the parish. It is also the longest village in Yorkshire.

Sykehouse contains the following settlements:

Eskholme

Eskholme is a hamlet on the River Went, and is located at approximately 53° 39' North, 1° 0' 30" West, at an elevation of around 4 metres above sea level.

Pincheon Green

Pincheon Green is little more than a small row of houses, and is located at approximately 53° 39' North, 1° 2' 20" West, at an elevation of around 4 metres above sea level.

Sykehouse

Sykehouse is the largest of the villages within the parish, and contains the parish church of the Holy Trinity Sykehouse also contains the Village Hall where numerous meetings are held; including: the Parish Council, Show Committee, Women’s Institute, Cricket Club and the Parochial Church Council. The village is located at approximately 53° 38' 30" North, 1° 3' West, at an elevation of around 4 metres above sea level.

Topham

Topham is a rural hamlet on the River Went, alongside a dismantled railway. Also, because of its situation on the river; it is liable to flooding. It is located at approximately , at an elevation of around 5 metres above sea level.

Wormley Hill

Wormley Hill is a hamlet close to the River Don, and is located at approximately , at an elevation of around 4 metres above sea level.A friendly community of 8 houses, its history is embedded in agriculture with one farm still working. It is home to one of the Millennium Sykehouse signs and an original red telephone box.

References

  1. Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Doncaster Retrieved 2009-08-27



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