Welcome to Penistone

“It’s pronounced ‘PENNIS-tone,”‘ Fiona Moran, manager of the Old Vicarage Hotel in Penistone, said over the telephone, rather sharply. When forced to spell her address for outsiders, she uses misdirection, separating the tricky section into two blameless parts: “p-e-n” – pause – “i-s-t-o-n-e.”