Swallownest is a village in the Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. Located in the civil parish of Aston cum Aughton, it is 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Rotherham and 7 miles (11 km) from Sheffield. According to White's directory of 1833, Swallow Nest was the name of the Toll bar and public house, the home of J. Ward, a victualler and H. Ward, a wheelwright.
Swallownest borders the Sheffield suburb of Woodhouse to the west, Beighton to the southwest, the small village of Aston to the east, and Aughton to the north. The village is also served by Woodhouse railway station.
- White, William, ed. (1833). History, and General Directory, of the Borough of Sheffield, with Rotherham…. Sheffield. p. 372. Retrieved 5 February 2018 – via University of Leicester: Special Collections Online.
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