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PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS

List entry Number: 1151125

Location

PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS, 1, VICTORIA ROAD

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

County:

District: Barnsley

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 333761

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE3406 BARNSLEY VICTORIA ROAD (north side), Barnsley 8/72 No 1 (Premises of the National Union of Miners) II Premises of National Union of Miners (Yorkshire Headquarters). 1874 by Wade and Turner. Pitch-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Two storeys and attics. An ordered but asymmetrical composition comprising 4 bays to Victoria Road, 4 rounded corner bays and 7 bays to Huddersfield Road. The Huddersfield Road facade has a single-storey square stone porch to bay 3 with arched entrance, engaged colonnettes and small parapet. Ground-floor windows are segmental-headed. 1st-floor windows are round-arched with hoodmoulds. Above the doorway the window has elaborate ashlar work to the head and is surmounted by an attic gable. Bay 1 has a round, 1st-floor oriel window on an ashlar pedestal. Bay 4 has an attic storey with 2-light, pointed-arched windows with pavilion roof which has a broad stack to its right side and large corner finials. Bays 5, 6 and 7 are treated slightly differently, with central doorway, paired lights to left and a 3-light canted bay to right. The windows have shouldered heads and deep triangular hoodmoulds. Bay 7 breaks forward slightly and is gabled. The Victoria Road facade is treated similarly to bays 5, 6 and 7 on Huddersfield Road, apart from bay 4 which is a round tower with narrow windows and a conical roof. The 4-bay rounded corner has segmental-headed ground-floor windows, round-arched lst-floor windows with hoodmoulds and a conical roof with 3 round dormers with scrolled supports and iron cresting to apex. Moulded stone gutter brackets (parapets to rounded bays with iron cresting). Tall ornamental stacks.

The building was erected as the Headquarters of the South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire Miners' Union.

Listing NGR: SE3426406847

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National Grid Reference: SE 34264 06847

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