Old St James Church


Old St James Church, Doncaster Rd, Wath upon Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S63 7DN. Now demolished. Some speculation as to whether the cellars remaining are protected under the conservation ruling?


Here is another uploaded picture from our numerous archived collections. You can SHARE all our community posts and images. Tell your friends and family to join in and be sure to post your news, events and most of all, your comments to any of the published content which is intended for everyone’s enjoyment.




  • Mick says:

    Do you know why it was demolished? I spent many happy years here as a youngster!

  • Shaun says:

    Does anyone know who owns this land now?

    It would be ideal to expand the army cadet facility and provide more facilities for Wath and local youngsters

    • News Desk says:

      Not sure, but we believe that there is a conservation order protect the cellars. Could be wrong. Try contact RMB Council planning.

  • debbie says:

    the owner died, his wife still owns the land. She lives in a house on sandymount rd/ bottom of doncaster road opposite. The houses behind it have been there 20 plus years. Tried to sell it to make flats but us who live on the street st james appealed against it so now it’s just unused land, council dont care

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.