St John's Church, Throapham, South Yorkshire
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Ancient past and modern life
This thirteenth-century church sits at the end of a modern street that runs from Laughton-en-le-Morthen to Dinnington. Its great treasure is a beautifully carved stone coffin lid from 1300. The windows, clerestory, tower, font and screen are from the fifteenth century.
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
CCT's very first vested church
There is no parking available near the church. There are several steps up to he churchayrd and a steep path across the churchyard towards the church.
Wheelchair users will require assistance accessing the chuch. There are several difficult steps down through the porch.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
6 miles south east of Rotherham and north of B6463
Nearest railway station: Kiveton Park (3.5 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Yorkshire County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in North, South and West Yorkshire. Printed copies of the county guides are also available at the church.
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