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Statutory Address:

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

Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 34456 06486


SE3406SW BARNSLEY CHURCH STREET (east side), Barnsley 9/9 The Royal Hotel GV II Hotel. Late C18, probably re-roofed mid C19, main doorway probably early C20. Painted, dressed stone. Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 7-bay near- symmetrical facade. Raised ashlar quoins. Wide central doorway with round- arched head and splayed jambs in a single cyma moulding. To far left is a part-blocked carriage entrance with elliptical head with alternately extended voussoirs. All windows are in plain raised surrounds, those to ground-floor right being c1975 replacements. lst-floor sill band, 2nd-floor sill and lintel bands. Plain sashes to 1st and 2nd floors. 2nd-floor windows slightly shorter. Moulded stone brackets to gutter. Gable copings. 3 later brick stacks. Rear: projecting wing with similar sash windows, hipped roof and tiled ground- floor addition.

Formerly called the White Bear Public House and renamed after Princess Victoria changed horses here while travelling between Harewood and Wentworth Woodhouse in 1835.

Listing NGR: SE3445606486


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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: 16 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04255/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Kril. Source Historic England Archive
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