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St Helen, Station Road

St Helen, Station Road, Hemsworth, West Yorkshire WF9 4HN View on map

Parish church of Saxon origin, mostly re built in 1867 by J L Pearson (2nd rebuilding), Norman font and notable Rose east window. Monuments include a carved marble cartouche commemorating Robert Wrightson (d.1720), and on north wall a tablet to Barbara Wrightson (d.1783); in north aisle, a 17th century monument to Catherine, wife of Thomas Gargrave (d.1631).


Opening Arrangements

Wednesdays 9am to 11.30am; Saturdays 9am to 12noon; all other times by prior arrangement.


Off A623 Barnsley to Pontefract road, in centre of Hemsworth at the intersection of Crosshill, Wakefield Road, Barnsley Road and Market Street. Rail: Fitzwilliam (2 miles), Bus: No's 35 and 35A from Pontefract, No's 223 and 496 from Wakefield, No's 47, 35 and No 46 from Barnsley.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No