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The Royal Hotel, Barnsley

Description: The Royal Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333695

OS Grid Reference: SE3445606486
OS Grid Coordinates: 434456, 406486
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5539, -1.4814

Location: Royal Street, Barnsley S70 2AD

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S70 2AD

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Listing Text

(east side),
9/9 The Royal Hotel
Hotel. Late C18, probably re-roofed mid C19, main doorway probably early
C20. Painted, dressed stone. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 7-bay near-
symmetrical facade. Raised ashlar quoins. Wide central doorway with round-
arched head and splayed jambs in a single cyma moulding. To far left is a
part-blocked carriage entrance with elliptical head with alternately extended
voussoirs. All windows are in plain raised surrounds, those to ground-floor
right being c1975 replacements. lst-floor sill band, 2nd-floor sill and lintel
bands. Plain sashes to 1st and 2nd floors. 2nd-floor windows slightly shorter.
Moulded stone brackets to gutter. Gable copings. 3 later brick stacks.
Rear: projecting wing with similar sash windows, hipped roof and tiled ground-
floor addition.

Formerly called the White Bear Public House and renamed after Princess Victoria
changed horses here while travelling between Harewood and Wentworth Woodhouse
in 1835.

Listing NGR: SE3445606486

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Source: English Heritage

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