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The Coop Jewellers Premises

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5505 / 53°33'1"N

Longitude: -1.4804 / 1°28'49"W

OS Eastings: 434526

OS Northings: 406112

OS Grid: SE345061

Mapcode National: GBR LW3C.9Z

Mapcode Global: WHDCX.70BX

Entry Name: The Coop Jewellers Premises

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333762

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Barnsley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Barnsley St George's Parish Centre

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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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

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