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Yorkshire Bank, Barnsley

Description: Yorkshire Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333741

OS Grid Reference: SE3444106362
OS Grid Coordinates: 434441, 406362
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5528, -1.4816

Location: Market Hill, Barnsley S70 2PX

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

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Listing Text

(north side),
9/52 Yorkshire Bank
including No 19
Market Hill
(west side)
Bank and shop premises. 1857 (Tasker). Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys
and attics. 2 bays to Peel Square, one round corner bay, 4 bays to Market Hill
plus a further single bay and a rounded corner bay which both belong to No 19.
Corner site. Italianate style. Rusticated ground floor. Rusticated quoins to
ends and corner bays at 1st-and 2nd-floor level. Square-headed entrance in
corner bay with architrave, swagged frieze and cornice. Segmental-headed ground-
floor windows with voussoirs, dropped keystones and aprons. C20 shop frontage
to No 19. Modillioned 1st-floor cornice. Round-arched 1st-floor windows have
architraves with pilasters, motifs in spandrels, friezes and cornices. Similar
paired lights to 5th bay (No 19). Segmental-headed 2nd-floor windows on sill
band, with eared architraves and dropped keystones. Similar paired lights to
5th bay (No 19). Heavily modillioned eaves cornice with ashlar parapet.
Surmounting the corner bay is a good lead lantern with swept sides and elliptical
lights. Later C20 dormer windows. Hipped roof.

The premises were built as the Coach and Horses Public House, and became a bank
in 1912.

E. G. Tasker, Barnsley Streets Vol II, 1974.

Listing NGR: SE3444106362

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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