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Swallownest is a village in the civil parish of Aston cum Aughton and the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England. The village is 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Rotherham and 7 miles (11 km) from Sheffield.

Swallownest
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Swallownest is located in South Yorkshire
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Swallownest shown within South Yorkshire
Population15,022 [1]
OS grid referenceSK449852
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Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSHEFFIELD
Postcode districtS26
Dialling code0114
PoliceSouth Yorkshire
FireSouth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
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53°21′44″N 1°19′30″W / 53.3623°N 1.3251°W / 53.3623; -1.3251Coordinates: 53°21′44″N 1°19′30″W / 53.3623°N 1.3251°W / 53.3623; -1.3251

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.

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.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.citypopulation.de/php/uk-england-yorkshireandthehumber.php?cityid=E35000281
  2. ^ 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.