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Monk Bretton is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. It lies approximately two miles north-east from Barnsley town centre.
From 1897 until 1921 part of Monk Bretton was in the Ardsley Urban District. Historically, Monk Bretton was in the parish of Royston in the Staincross Wapentake.