ROADSIDE BUILDING AT NCB WORKSHOPS WITH ATTACHED RANGE FACING FORGE LANE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151096
Date first listed:
04-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, FORGE LANE
Statutory Address:
ROADSIDE BUILDING AT NCB WORKSHOPS WITH ATTACHED RANGE FACING FORGE LANE, FORGE LANE
Statutory Address:
ROADSIDE BUILDING AT NCB WORKSHOPS WITH ATTACHED RANGE FACING FORGE LANE, WATH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
2 AND 4, FORGE LANE
Statutory Address:
ROADSIDE BUILDING AT NCB WORKSHOPS WITH ATTACHED RANGE FACING FORGE LANE, FORGE LANE
Statutory Address:
ROADSIDE BUILDING AT NCB WORKSHOPS WITH ATTACHED RANGE FACING FORGE LANE, WATH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 38551 99824

Details

HOYLAND NETHER WATH ROAD SK39NE (east side), 5/20 Elsecar - Roadside building at NCB workshops with attached range facing Forge Lane including Nos 2 and 4 Forge Lane GV II Workshops and managers' houses now partly offices and canteen. Mid and late C19 with extensive C20 additions. For the Fitzwilliam estate. Coursed, dressed sand- stone, Welsh slate roofs. Single-storey elongated L-shaped range with 1 limb follow- ing the curve of Forge Lane and terminating in a pair of 2-storey houses, having a total of 5 windows to 1st floor, and with a 2-storey, 5-bay blacksmith and joiners workshop range beyond. Wath Road front: plain wall with near-central gabled projec- tion having 2 ground floor windows (boarded up) each with small casement with glazing bars over; eaves band broken by 1st floor loading door beneath gable oculus having ashlar surround and radial glazing bars; gable copings. Hipped roof to main range has several ridge ventilators. Forge Lane front on right return: plain wall pierced by later openings to granary beneath eaves. Curtain wall forms link to Nos 2 and 4 Forge Lane: No 2 on left has panelled door and fanlight beneath round arch, flanking sashes with projecting sills and plain lintels, 3 similar sashes over. No 4 on right: plain C20 door flanked by 4-pane sashes, 2 C20 casements over. Stone and brick stacks. Workshop range at end of Forge Lane has segmental archway to bay 1; to ground floor of bays 4 and 5 is a large elliptical arch with brick voussoirs set on a cast iron former, the opening now bricked up; flanking round arched windows, that to bay 2 now enlarged as a garage entrance. Bricked up windows to 1st floor have projecting sills and old iron casements with glazing bars beneath round arches. Rear: gabled projection to rear of Wath Road front has altered ground floor openings but with original round arched loading door with old wooden jib flanked by diamond-latticed iron casements; 4 similar windows in right return. Forge Lane range has low ground floor openings with cast iron columns and beams now mostly infilled. Later 1st floor casements mostly of 3 lights. Workshop at end of Forge Lane has brick elevation with open elliptical archway as front. Important remnant of the Elsecar Ironworks originally operated by William Darwin and Co from 1795 until leased by Earl Fitzwilliam to George and William Dawes from c1850 until 1884. Later formed railway repair workshop prior ro its use by the NCB. C20 additions flanking gable to rear of Wath Road front not of special interest.

Listing NGR: SK3855199824

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
333894
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04204/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Kril. Source Historic England Archive
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