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County Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5546 / 53°33'16"N

Longitude: -1.4806 / 1°28'50"W

OS Eastings: 434508

OS Northings: 406571

OS Grid: SE345065

Mapcode National: GBR LW3B.8H

Mapcode Global: WHDCQ.7X6B

Entry Name: County Court

Listing Date: 27 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333749

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 Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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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

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