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CarltonCarlton, South Yorkshire

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Church Hill, Royston
1. Church Hill, Royston from the site of the old canal bridge.
sign just south of the Church Hill Bridge
2. 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.
[August 2002]
canal southwards from Church Hill.
3. Church Hill, canal looking south.
Lengthman's cottage from the road.
4. Lengthman's cottage, viewed from the road, looking south.

Church Hill, Royston.  Lengthman's cottage.
5. Church Hill, Royston. Lengthman's cottage.
Church Hill, looking northwards along the canal.
6. Church Hill, looking northwards along the canal.
Countryside south of Royston Church Hill
7. A view of the South Yorkshire countryside from the canal just south of Royston.
[August 2002]
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8. The Parish Church of St. John the Evangelist, Carlton.
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[June 2012]

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9. The church and lychgate viewed from Church Street.
[June 2012]
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10. The northern aspect of the church.
[June 2012]
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11. The southern aspect of the church.
[June 2012]
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12. The War Memorial and, across the road, the Parish Hall at Carlton..
[June 2012]

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13. Carlton Parish Hall.
[June 2012]
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14. Coke 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).

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15. Shaws 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.

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