British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Coop Jewellers Premises, Barnsley

Description: The Coop Jewellers Premises

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333762

OS Grid Reference: SE3452606112
OS Grid Coordinates: 434526, 406112
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5505, -1.4804

Location: Wellington Street, Barnsley S74 0JQ

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S74 0JQ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

(north side),
3/73 No 45 (The Co-op
Jeweller's Premises)
Co-operative store. 1885. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate
roof. Free classical style. 3 storeys. 4 bays to Wellington Street, one
corner bay, and 7 bays to Market Street. The ground floor is covered by applied
materials (1970s) but is said to be intact behind. Entrance in corner bay,
above which is a 1st- and 2nd-floor round oriel, with a 3-light mullioned and
transomed window to each floor. The apron of the 1st-floor window has the words
'ESTABLISHED 1862' in raised letters. The oriel is surmounted by a slender-conical
slated spire with iron crest. The bays of the Wellington Street elevation have
windows of 2, one and one lights in raised surrounds, the multiple-light windows
being mullioned and transomed. Above the 3-light window, at 2nd-floor level, is
a double transomed 3-light window which rises above eaves level and is surmounted
by a blind pedimented dormer with swept support and ball finials. The frieze
between 1st- and 2nd-floor windows and extending into the corner bay reads, in
and parapet. The Market Street elevation is similar with bays of 1, 3, 12, 1, 3
and 1 lights. Again the 3-light transomed windows become double transomed windows
at 2nd-floor level and are surmounted by blind pedimented dormers. To the far
right is a contemporary wrought-iron gate to a cart entry. Built as offices, hall,
reading room and central butchering department. Included for group value.

Barnsley British Co-operative Society Ltd.,
Coronation History of the B.B.C.S. Ltd. 1862-l902, 1903.

Listing NGR: SE3452606112

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.