Rotherham 1- Cannons

Rotherham 1- Cannons

Walk summary: A short, mostly flat historical walk through Rotherham town centre, passing some of the oldest buildings in the town including an original 15th century merchants house Find the musket ball marks left during the English Civil War and visit the river and canal, the source of Rotherham’s wealth.

Distance: 2.9km/1.8miles

Duration: approx. 1 hour without stops

Terrain: Mostly flat pavement walking involving some road crossings. Some steady inclines.

Nearest Car Park: Pay and Display, George Street, S60 1EY

Voice over by: Steve Cooper (Friends of the Chapel on the Bridge)

Written by:
Karen Eynon (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)
The author is grateful for the assistance of Steve Cooper and the Friends of the Chapel on the Bridge.

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Rotherham Train Station to the Chapel of Our Lady on the Bridge

Chapel of Our Lady on the Bridge to Rotherham Minster

Rotherham Minster to Imperial Buildings

Imperial Buildings to Rotherham Town Hall

Rotherham Town Hall to the Bluecoat Pub

Bluecoat Pub to Wellgate

Wellgate to the Old Hall

Old Hall to Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Park Museum to Rotherham Civic Theatre

Rotherham Civic Theatre to Rotherham’s first bank

Rotherham’s first bank to Top of High Street

Top of High Street to Rotherham Train Station