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Click to enlarge Crofton is a large village and civil parish (1) near Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England.
The centre of the village is about 4 miles (6 km) to the south east of the city centre.

The picture shows the Crofton Millennium Stone. [2012]


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The Parish Church of All Saints.
High Street.
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The former Catholic Church of St. Joseph.(2)

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The War Memorial, Crofton. [2012]
■ Great War- Killed
■ WW II Home Service Names
■ WW II Overseas Service Names, Part 1.
■ WW II Overseas Service Names, Part 2.

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Shay Lane, heading towards Walton from Crofton.

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Crofton High Street, the post office.

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Doncaster Road showing the Crofton Arms. The pub began life as Battyes Transport Café then became the Crofton Arms, and later an Indian restaurant.

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The Slipper, Crofton. The pub has been closed and has been converted into flats

[Photographed 2012]

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A row of old stone cottages in the High Street.

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The Goose & Cowslip, formerly known
as the Lord of the Manor,
once home to Sir Titus Salt. The pub is still often referred to by locals as 'The Manor'.
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Crofton Working Men's Club, Slack Lane.


Notes & Sources
1. Map of Wakefield District civil parishes.
2. Crofton's Roman Catholic Church of St Joseph closed in June 2008 following a review by the diocese.
The building is situated on Santingley Lane, where it was built in the 1930's. It was part of the R.C. Parish of St. Peter & St. Paul. (Site accessed 19th October 2018.)

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