Hampole is a small village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster (part of South Yorkshire, England), on the border with West Yorkshire. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, the eastern boundary of the parish is marked by the Great North Road, and the parish lies in what was once the Barnsdale Forest. It had a population of 187 in 2001,[1] increasing to 203 at the 2011 Census.[2]

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Hampole Manor
Hampole is located in South Yorkshire
Location within South Yorkshire
Population203 (Including Skelbrooke. 2011)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDoncaster
Postcode districtDN6
Dialling code01302
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
53°35′10″N 1°14′15″W / 53.586016°N 1.237426°W / 53.586016; -1.237426Coordinates: 53°35′10″N 1°14′15″W / 53.586016°N 1.237426°W / 53.586016; -1.237426

Hampole railway station opened in January 1885 and closed on 7 January 1952.

The parish includes the villages of Hampole, Skelbrooke and Barnsdale.

By the A1 road, near Skelbrooke, is Robin Hood's Well, with its stone cover designed by John Vanbrugh. There is also a Little John's Well to the west of Hampole village.

Hampole lies about two miles north west of the model village of Woodlands; and of Highfields Wood, where there is a brook known as Robin Hood's Brook.

Notable buildings include the Grade II listed Church of St Michael and All Angels in Skelbrooke,[3] Hampole Manor with Hampole Manor Cottage,[4] and an 18th-century barn on Steep Hill Lane.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Doncaster Retrieved 2009-08-27
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Michael and all Angels (1314783)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Hampole Manor Hampole Manor Cottage (1151654)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Barn at Hill Farm Immediately to Front Left of Farmhouse (1191849)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hampole at Wikimedia Commons