Benefice of West Barnsley

Dodworth Parish Church

Dodworth is a former mining community and is situated 2 miles west of the town centre of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, with a population of around 10,000.   Local housing is mixed modern estates and old cottages with now privately-owned former council properties.

Good motorway access is leading to commuters moving into the village.   There is a railway station with trains running between Sheffield and Huddersfield hourly.   Barnsley railway station is a good connecting point for Leeds, Wakefield and Sheffield.

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