The Courthouse Station

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151122
Date first listed:
27-Feb-1975
Statutory Address:
The Courthouse Station, 24, Regent Street, BARNSLEY, S70 2HG

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Location

Statutory Address:
The Courthouse Station, 24, Regent Street, BARNSLEY, S70 2HG

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

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 34625 06580

Details

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BARNSLEY Barnsley REGENT STREET (north side) No 24 (The Courthouse Station)

(Formerly listed as Court House Building)

27.2.75

GV II

Court House building. 1861 by Reeves. Ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Two storeys and attic. Italianate style. Six x five bays, on corner site. Near-symmetrical facade has rusticated ground floor and with vermiculated quoins. Doorway to first and fourth bays, the latter with consoles supporting a break in the ground-floor cornice surmounted by the Royal coat of arms. Ground-floor openings all have segmental heads with elongated vermiculated keystones and plain raised architraves. Sash windows with marginal glazing. Tall round-arched first-floor windows are archivolted and have elongated vermiculated keystones and spandrels. Vermiculated panels to the piers between the windows. Sunken aprons and dentilled sills. Six-light casements with circular wooden tracery to the window heads. Deep frieze with paired consoles supporting the heavy modillioned eaves cornice. Between the consoles are small attic windows. Hipped roof. Ornamental ashlar stacks with vermiculated panels, cornices and caps. The right return elevation is similar with two blind ground-floor windows.

Interior: Staircase with decorative iron balusters and ramped wooden handrail. First-floor hall with round-arched bays marked by pilasters and panelled ceiling. The building was converted to use as a railway station building in 1870 and remained as such until 1962.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, 1967.

Listing NGR: SE3462506580

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
333751
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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