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Description: Yorkshire Bank
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333731
OS Grid Reference: SE3447006381
OS Grid Coordinates: 434470, 406381
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5529, -1.4812
SE3406SW BARNSLEY MARKET HILL
9/44 Yorkshire Bank
Bank. Dated 1903. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys. Free Classical
style. 3 bays to Market Hill, one corner bay, 7 bays to Eldon Street. The
main doorway is in the corner bay and has small cartouche over with initials
"Y P B" (Yorkshire Penny Bank). Over the doorway is a lst-floor oriel 3-light
window whose roof extends through the 2nd floor and is surmounted by an enriched
plaque bearing the date in raised letters. Above this, breaking through the
eaves, is a clock turret with broken pediment supported on tapering pilasters
which flank the clock. Market Hill elevation:left bay projects slightly and
rises as a gabled dormer. Large ground-floor windows with quoins and later
glazing. Ground floor fascia has bays marked by enriched pedimented cartouches.
Paired lst- and 2nd-floor windows all square-headed, those to 1st floor with
cambered arches above and central colonnettes. Bays 1, 2, 6 and 7 of the Eldon
Street elevation are similar; bays 3, 4 and 5 are the same but windows are in
triple groups. Deep parapets. Tall stacks.
Listing NGR: SE3447006381
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Source: English Heritage
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