Aughton, South Yorkshire

Aughton is a village near Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. Located in the civil parish of Aston cum Aughton, 4 miles (6 km) south of Rotherham. The village setting is rural, being surrounded by fields. The nearest settlements are Guilthwaite in the north, Ulley in the east, Aston in the southeast, Swallownest in the south, and Treeton in the northwest. Major roads are A618 running north-south and B6067 running northwest-southeast which cross in the northern part of the village and share a common alignment along the northern 300 yards (270 m) of Main Street.

Aughton was mentioned 1066 in the Domesday Book as belonging to three Anglo-Saxon lords, by 1086 it had passed to Richard of Sourdeval whose tenant-in-chief was Count Robert of Mortain.[1]

Entering Aughton on West Lane - - 1115763

Entering Aughton on West Lane
Aughton is located in South Yorkshire
Location within South Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSK4586
Civil parish
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber

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  1. ^ Aughton [Hall] in the Domesday Book
Aston cum Aughton

Aston cum Aughton is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England, with a population of 13,961 according to the 2001 census.

It consists of the villages of Aston and Aughton, along with Swallownest. To the west the parish borders the unparished area of Sheffield. Buildings of interest include the Aston Manor house, the original West family house in Aughton, the historically significant Aston Reading Room, several early farm cottages boasting magnificent period features and a beautiful 12th-century church.


Aughton may refer to several places in England:

Aughton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Aughton, Lancashire, a parish in the borough of West Lancashire

Aughton, Lancashire, a hamlet in the civil parish of Halton-with-Aughton

Aughton, South Yorkshire

Aughton, Wiltshire

List of places in Yorkshire

Map of places in Yorkshire compiled from this list

See the list of places in England for places in other counties.This is a list of cities, towns, villages and hamlets in the counties of the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.


List of civil parishes in the East Riding of Yorkshire,

List of civil parishes in North Yorkshire,

List of civil parishes in South Yorkshire,

List of civil parishes in West Yorkshire

for more detailed lists of civil parishes.

Metropolitan districts
Major settlements

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