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The castle may have been built by Hameline Warrenne in the reign of Richard I.
He also built the neighbouring chapel which was featured in Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe.
Newminster was itself founded by monks from Fountain Abbey near Ripon.
Roche Abbey fell into ruin in the reign of King Henry VIII after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
Barnsley was principally famous for coal and iron and it grew in the Victorian age with its population in 1801 of 3,600 growing to 10,000 in 1831 and rising further to 30,000 in 1881.
It flows east through Barnsley before joining the River Don at Conisborough between Rotherham and Doncaster.
Doncaster was granted a charter by Richard I and became the site of a medieval Friary, but Doncaster's real heyday was in the eighteenth century.
Horse racing began at Doncaster in this period and races have been held in the town since at least 1703.
Adwick-le-Street to the north of Doncaster was for two centuries the home of the Washingtons, ancestors of George Washington who originally came from Washington in County Durham (now Tyne and Wear).
The town has a Norman church and is situated on the site of an old Roman road.