Place:Letwell, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLetwell
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.378°N 1.15°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoKiveton Park Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part until 1974
Rotherham (metropolitan borough), South Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
Dinnington St. John's, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandlarge neigbouring civil parish
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Letwell is a rural village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England, on the border with Nottinghamshire. It lies between Dinnington and Langold, off the B6463 road. It is located at 53° 22' 40" North, 1° 9' West, at an elevation of around 75 metres above sea level. It has a population of 111.

The first reference to Letwell was in the 12th century when it was part of the lands of Tickhill Castle.

The village is famed locally, it also has an octagonal red-brick 18th century dovecote, and there is also a 19th-century dovecote in the village. Letwell has a number of listed Georgian buildings, including farm cottages, a rectory, and a village hall.

The village of Firbeck lies to the north of Letwell, while Gildingwells lies to the south.

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