Ardsley, South Yorkshire

Ardsley is a small village approximately 3 miles (5 km) east from Barnsley and forms part of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley of South Yorkshire, England. The village is in the Stairfoot ward of Barnsley Metropolitan Council. It is historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire. The A635 (or Doncaster Road) divides the village into two parts.

The Ardsley House Hotel was one of the key features of the village, however the hotel entered administration in March 2014 and subsequently closed down in July 2014.[1] There is a small primary school, named Oakhill Primary Academy (previously named Ardsley Oaks Junior School and then Oakhill Primary School),[2] and an Anglican church (Christ Church).[3]

Ardsley
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Sunburst over the A635 in Ardsley
Ardsley is located in South Yorkshire
Ardsley
Ardsley
Location within South Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE381056
• London155 mi (249 km) SSE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBARNSLEY
Postcode districtS70-S75
Dialling code01226
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament

Sport

Two football teams from the village have played in the FA Cup: Ardsley F.C.[4] and Ardsley Athletic F.C.[5]

References

  1. ^ Bradford, Lynsey (18 July 2014). "Staff at Ardsley House work last shift". www.barnsley-chronicle.co.uk. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  2. ^ Oakhill Primary Academy, Edubase. Retrieved 3 February 2017
  3. ^ "Christ Church, Ardsley". A Church Near You. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Ardsley FC: FA Cup statistics". Wildstat.com. Retrieved 8 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Ardsley Athletic FC: FA Cup statistics". Wildstat.com. Retrieved 8 August 2015.

External links

Ardsley

Ardsley may refer to:

Ardsley, New York, United States

Ardsley, Pennsylvania, United States

Ardsley, South Yorkshire, England

East Ardsley, West Yorkshire, England

West Ardsley, West Yorkshire, England

Ardsley (SEPTA station), a commuter rail station in Ardsley, Pennsylvania.

Ardsley (automobile)

GCR Class 8F

The GCR Class 8F was a class of ten 4-6-0 locomotives built for the Great Central Railway in 1906 by Beyer, Peacock and Company to the design of John G. Robinson for working fast goods and fish trains. They passed to the London and North Eastern Railway at the 1923 grouping and received the classification 'B4'.

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