Swinton – Traces of Industry

Swinton – Traces of Industry

Walk summary: A walk around the town of Swinton taking in the remains of the pottery industry, historic buildings and canals and the memorial to a World War II Victoria Cross

Distance: 6.4 km / 4 miles

Duration: 1.45 hours

Terrain: Woodland paths and urban walking

Nearest Car Park: On street parking around the Swinton Locks area – please park considerately

Voice over by: Rachel Walker (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)

Written by: Swinton Archaeology Group

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Swinton Lock to Rockingham Pottery

Rockingham Pottery to St Margaret’s Church

St Margaret’s Church to Fitzwilliam Street

Fitzwilliam Street to The Crossley Brothers

The Crossley Brothers to The Masonic Lodge

The Masonic Lodge to Carnegie Library

Carnegie Library to Swinton Station

Swinton Station to the Dearne & Dove Canal

The Dearne & Dove Canal to the Don Pottery

The Don Pottery to Swinton Lock