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Office Building at Ncb Workshops with Attached Gates and Gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoyland, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.4948 / 53°29'41"N

Longitude: -1.4199 / 1°25'11"W

OS Eastings: 438580

OS Northings: 399947

OS Grid: SK385999

Mapcode National: GBR LXJ0.DX

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.5F34

Entry Name: Office Building at Ncb Workshops with Attached Gates and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333893

Location: Barnsley, S74

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoyland Milton

Built-Up Area: Hoyland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Elsecar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(east side),
Office building
at NCB workshops
with attached gates
and gatepiers
Office building incorporating gate-house and private station and with attached
gates and gatepiers. Early-mid C19 gate-house within structure of 1870. For the
Fitzwilliam estate. Deeply-coursed, horizontally-tooled sandstone, Welsh slate
roof. Irregular 2-storey range; 6 : 3 bays facing Wath Road, attached gateway at
bay division, canted end bays. Window openings, mostly boarded at time of resurvey,
have projecting sills and plain lintels. 3 bays on right are lower and have a
stepped 3-light window beneath Venetian window flanked by C20 casements. Canted
end bay on right has old sash with glazing bars beneath C20 casement. Taller 6-bay
range on left with windows to each bay on both floors; matching canted bay on left.
Both parts have 2-course wallstone eaves band and shaped wooden gutter brackets,
hipped roofs. 2 brick ridge stacks to 6-bay part have plinths and tabling.
Gatepiers attached to front of building forming entrance to works: each has tapered
octagonal bollard at foot of square shaft with cushion-shaped coping having iron
spikes; side gates and central double gates have spear finials to dog bars and upper
bars which also have diagonal bracing. Right return: canted bay on left has earlier
ground-floor walling with boarded door flanked by sashes with glazing bars beneath
sunken-panel lintels, upper storey with casements as front. Taller 3-bay block to
right has rails leading into square-headed train entrance on left, and architraved
door on right flanked by tall aproned windows; lst-floor band beneath large 6-pane
sashes. Left return: matching train entrance to left of canted-bay projection,
lst-floor Venetian window.

Interior: fine staircase with balustrade partly infilled by fretted panels,
triangular-headed niche in panelling beneath, wall niches opposite. Long axis of
building pierced by corridor to allow passage of trains, no platform fittings.
Occasionally used as a private station by the Fitzwilliam family of Wentworth
Woodhouse. Attached cottages to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3858099947

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