St Helen, Station Road
St Helen, Station Road, Hemsworth, West Yorkshire WF9 4HN View on map
Parish church of Saxon origin, mostly rebuilt in 1867 by JL Pearson (2nd rebuilding), Norman font and notable Rose east window. Monuments include a carved marble cartouche commemorating Robert Wrightson (d1720), and on north wall a tablet to Barbara Wrightson (d1783); in north aisle, a 17th century monument to Catherine, wife of Thomas Gargrave (d1631).
Wednesdays, 9am to 11.30am; Saturdays, 9am to 12 noon. At 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: Nos 35 and 35A from Pontefract, Nos 223 and 496 from Wakefield, Nos 47, 35 and No 46 from Barnsley.
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes