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Ecclesfield is a settlement and civil parish in Sheffield, around 6 kilometres north of the city centre. Early habitation evidence in the Ecclesfield area includes Romano-British villages and field systems in Greno Wood. The earliest known written reference of Ecclesfield is from the Domesday Book of 1086, where it is referred to as „Eclesfeld“. The name’s meaning is unknown. Ecclesfield contains a historic square, a cricket club, a big park, the Gatty Memorial Hall, a secondary school, Ecclesfield Comprehensive School, as well as several stores and other civic amenities. Greno Wood, on the outskirts of Ecclesfield Parish, is a woodland area classed as Grade B on the English Nature Invertebrate Site Register as a unique archaeological site.

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