Ackworth is a village in the metropolitan borough of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, situated between Pontefract, Barnsley and Doncaster, on the small River Went.

Ackworth School, a Quaker-run boarding and day school for ages five to eighteen, was founded in 1779.

OS grid reference SE 443 176

Useful and informative links

Ackworth School
Ackworth photographs from Geograph
Wikipedia article on Ackworth

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