10 Sights in Barnsley, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Barnsley, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Barnsley, United Kingdom.

1. Cannon Hall

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Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall is a country house museum located between the villages of Cawthorne and High Hoyland some 5 miles (8 km) west of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. Originally the home of the Spencer and later the Spencer-Stanhope family, it now houses collections of fine furniture, paintings, ceramics and glassware. It at one time housed the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and the Light Dragoons, which has now closed. Now occupying four rooms in the east wing is the "Family of Artists" exhibition on loan from the De Morgan Foundation, which draws on the links between the Spencer Stanhopes and the De Morgans.

Wikipedia: Cannon Hall (EN)

2. St Andrew the Apostle

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The Church of St Andrew the Apostle is the parish church in the village of Bolton upon Dearne in South Yorkshire, England. It is a Church of England church in the Diocese of Sheffield. The building is Grade I listed and features a Saxon nave incorporating arcade from the 12th century. Additions and alterations include the 14th century chancel and north aisle, a 15th/16th century tower and a 19th-century north chapel and vestry. The church contains memorial plaques for parishioners killed in the First and Second World Wars.

Wikipedia: Church of St Andrew the Apostle, Bolton upon Dearne (EN)

3. Lowe Stand

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Lowe Stand is an 18th-century folly built for Thomas Watson-Wentworth, 1st Marquess of Rockingham, and likely originally intended as a hunting lodge. It is situated in the South Yorkshire town of Hoyland, 5 miles (8 km) southeast of Barnsley. Today the stand is a Grade II listed building but is in a fairly advanced state of decay. In 2008 the deeds were handed over from the council to voluntary group, the Friends of Hoyland Lowe Stand. The council has given permission to restore it according to the plan produced.

Wikipedia: Lowe Stand (EN)

4. St Mary's, Worsbrough

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The Church of St. Mary is the parish church in the village of Worsbrough in South Yorkshire, England. It is a Church of England church in the Diocese of Sheffield. The building is Grade I listed and was built in the 12th century, however evidence of Saxon stonework suggests an older building on this site. Parts of the chancel are early Norman but the church underwent several alterations in the 14th and 15th century including the installing of the south door with its Gothic inscription which dates to 1480.

Wikipedia: Church of St Mary, Worsbrough (EN)

5. St Mary

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St Mary's Church otherwise known as the Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Barnsley is a grade II* listed active Parish Church in the town of Barnsley, in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. Built in 1400, the church is located on Church Lane and is directly next to the college and town hall. The church is used for hosting religious services and Barnsley College use it for music performances and events. The church is the main parish church in Barnsley and local suburbs.

Wikipedia: St Mary's Church, Barnsley (EN)

6. Rockingham

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Rockingham railway station is the terminus of the preserved line which is being built along the trackbed of the former Elsecar branch of the South Yorkshire Railway. The station is built within the Elsecar Heritage Centre, the former National Coal Board workshops at Elsecar. The station officially opened to passengers on 5 April 1996, when the inaugural train ran to Hemingfield.

Wikipedia: Rockingham railway station (South Yorkshire) (EN)

7. Worsbrough Mill

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Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Mill, also known as Worsbrough Corn Mill and Worsbrough Mill Farm is a complex of buildings including a seventeenth-century water-powered mill and a nineteenth-century steam-powered mill in Worsbrough, Barnsley, England. The mill is open to the public and takes its water from the River Dove, but is hydraulically separate from Worsbrough Reservoir.

Wikipedia: Worsbrough Mill (EN)

8. Wortley Top Forge

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Wortley Top Forge is an historic former finery forge and ironworks originally dating back to the seventeenth century, although evidence suggests iron working took place in the vicinity as early as the fourteenth century. It is situated in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley, in South Yorkshire, England, on a loop of the River Don near the village of Wortley.

Wikipedia: Wortley Top Forge (EN), Website, Opening Hours

9. Huskar Pit Disaster Memorial

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Huskar Pit was a coal mine on the South Yorkshire Coalfield, sunk to work the Silkstone seam. It was located in Nabs Wood, outside the village of Silkstone Common, in the then West Riding of Yorkshire. It was connected to the Barnsley Canal by the Silkstone Waggonway. Huskar was the scene of a notorious pit disaster in 4 July 1838.

Wikipedia: Huskar Pit (EN)

10. All Saints and St. James

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All Saints and St. James Geoff Pick / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Church of All Saints is the parish church in the village of Silkstone in South Yorkshire, England. It is a Church of England church in the Diocese of Leeds. The building is Grade I listed and dates back to at least the 12th century.

Wikipedia: Church of All Saints, Silkstone (EN)


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