Place:Higham, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameHigham
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.558°N 1.529°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoDarton, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was a part until 1974
Barnsley (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974


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Higham is a village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England.

It was a mining village to the west of the town of Barnsley. Officially it was in Darton Urban District.

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Higham is surrounded by the villages of Gawber, Barugh Green, Dodworth, Redbrook and Pogmoor. Other places of note nearby are the villages of Silkstone, Cawthorne and Darton. Nearby places include Captain & Hugset Woods & Higham Reservoir. Higham used to have a small drift mine known as the Higham Pumping Station. The drift was used for coal to come from Redbrook colliery and then up the belt track to Dodworth colliery to the screens and washers. There was an even older shaft that could still be seen in the 1970s

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