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Rotherham, a market-town and municipal borough in the West Riding of Yorkshire, 5 miles N.E. of Sheffield, is at the junction of the Rother and Don, a bridge connecting it with Masborough. There is a fine fifteenth-century church, a grammar-school (founded 1483), a free library, and two parks. Iron goods', chemicals, earthenware, glass, soap, and starch are manufactured.