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County Court, Barnsley

Description: County Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 333749

OS Grid Reference: SE3450806571
OS Grid Coordinates: 434508, 406571
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5546, -1.4806

Location: 12 Regent Street, Barnsley S70 2EW

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

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Listing Text

SE3406NW (north side)
8/60 No 12
(County Court)
27 .2.75
County Court. 1871 by T. C. Sorby. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Italianate
style. Two storeys and basement. 7 x 4 bays corner site. Near-symmetrical
facade, with rusticated ground floor and end bays of 1st floor. Square-headed
basement windows. A flight of stone steps leads to the main entrance in bay 7
in Doric portico which has deep parapet with cartouche. Double, panelled door.
Square-headed sash windows in deep newels with cut voussoirs and dropped
keystones. The 1st floor is in the form of an Ionic colonnade with pilasters
(to the blind end bays) and engaged columns, between which are 5 round-arched
windows with balustrade beneath in architraves with pilasters and console
keystones. Two tiny lights in the frieze. Full entablature with panelled and
balustraded parapet. Hipped roof. Ornamental ashlar stacks with dentilled
cornice and rounded caps. The left return is similar with entrance to left
and 2 ground-floor windows. Three lst-floor windows with square heads and
triangular pediments on console brackets. Tiny lights in the frieze.

Interior not inspected.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE3450806571

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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