PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151125
Date first listed:
13-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS, 1, VICTORIA ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PREMISES OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINERS, 1, VICTORIA ROAD

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

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 34264 06847

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
333761
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05847/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Kril. Source Historic England Archive
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