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Royston to Carlton
Midland Road - Church Hill
Church Hill - Carlton

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Views of the Royston, Church Hill to Carlton stretch (South Yorkshire).
Church Hill, Royston
sign just south of the Church Hill Bridge
Sign of the times. What not to bring!
A sign erected by Barnsley council on the towpath just south of Church Hill Bridge in Royston.
Photographed 7th August 2002.
canal southwards from Church Hill
towpath south of Church Hill, Royston
Lengthman's cottage from the road
Church Hill, Royston.  Lengthman's cottage
Church Hill, looking northwards along the canal.
Countryside south of Royston Church Hill
A view of the South Yorkshire countryside from the canal just south of Royston.
Photographed 7th August 2002.
Carlton
Carlton, South Yorkshire
Click to enlargeThe Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist, Carlton.
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Click to enlargeThe church and lychgate viewed from Church Street.
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Click to enlargeThe northern aspect of the church.
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Click to enlargeThe southern aspect of the church.
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Click to enlargeThe War Memorial and, across the road, the Parish Hall at Carlton.
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Click to enlarge Carlton Parish Hall.
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Click to enlargeCoke Works and Rabbit Ings in the distance (a reclaimed Slag Heap and pit at Royston).

The slag heap, a left-over from Royston's coal mining past, is now being transformed into a nature park by Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, the landowner, and is known by its old name of Rabbit Ings. Work in progress, but good news!
A view from the Trans Pennine Trail (Barnsley Canal).
© J.S. Sargent 2010
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Click to enlargeShaws Bridge at Carlton. The Barnsley Canal stretch from Royston ends here. The Trans Pennine Trail continues away to the east along the road towards Shaws Viaduct and Barnsley.
© J.S. Sargent 2010.
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