Place:Silkstone, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSilkstone
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.549°N 1.563°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inSouth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoPenistone Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural 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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Silkstone is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. It is situated in the foothills of the Pennines, between the towns of Barnsley and Penistone, and includes the village of Silkstone Common. At the 2001 census it had a population of 2,954.

Silkstone Parish is twinned with Saint-Florent-des-Bois in France.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Silkstone.

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