E is for … Elsecar

Elsecar is pronounced else-uh-kuh, although strangers and train announcers pronounce it else-carr. It's a small village in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley between Hoyland, Jump and Wentworth. And it is steeped in industrial history. The houses there were built by Earl Fitzwilliam for the workers in his coal mines. Historically, the village was a series [...]