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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Barnsley skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Barnsley architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Barnsley are included on this list. Information about these Barnsley buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Barnsley and older historic landmarks.

List features Cannon Hall, Penistone Paramount Cinema and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Barnsley?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Barnsley. Famous architectural houses within the city of Barnsley are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Burntwood Hall


Burntwood Hall is a house that lies near the village of Great Houghton, South Yorkshire, England and has been known as Boomshack and Burntwood Nook/Lodge over the centuries. ...more

City/Town: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

Cannon Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Barnsley Buildings & Structures
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Cannon Hall


Cannon Hall is a country house museum located between the villages of Cawthorne and High Hoyland some 5 miles west of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. Originally the home of the Spencer and later the Spencer-Stanhope family, it now houses collections of fine furniture, paintings, ceramics and ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

Hartcliff Folly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Barnsley Buildings & Structures
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Hartcliff Folly


The Hartcliff Folly near Penistone, South Yorkshire, England was built in 1856 by a linen merchant called Henry Richardson. At this time the Linen works were Barnsley’s largest industry. Richardson also built Hartcliffe Lodge before becoming the first Mayor of the borough of Barnsley. The tower ...more

City/Town: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

Monk Bretton Priory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Barnsley Buildings & Structures
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Monk Bretton Priory


Originally a monastery under the Cluniac order, Monk Bretton Priory is located in the village of Lundwood, in the borough of Barnsley, England. It was founded in 1154 as the Priory of St. Mary Magdelene of Lund by Adam Fitswane, sited on the Lund, from Old Norse. In the course of time the priory ...more

City/Town: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories