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St John the Baptist, Church Street

St John the Baptist, Church Street, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S71 4QZ View on map

Grade I listed dating from 1234. Notable features include the remnants of an Anglo Saxon cross, an oriel window and a monument to Sandford Nevile d1672. Finely carved medieval roof bosses and remnants of medieval glass in the windows.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Tuesday - Friday, 9am - 2pm; Saturday, 9am - 3pm; Sunday, 8.30am - 1pm; Monday 9am - 6.45pm.


B6132 approximately 7 miles south of Wakefield and 4 miles north of Barnsley. Rail: Barnsley (4 miles), Wakefield Westgate and Kirkgate (7 miles). Bus: Routes 57 (Barnsley to Royston) and 59 (Barnsley to Wakefield).

Parking Spaces


On-street parking nearby.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes