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Historic Building Could Be Demolished

Friday May 9 2014

The Butchers' Arms The Butchers' Arms

A PUB which has stood for almost two centuries could be demolished to make way for a new development.

The Butchers' Arms on High Street, Monk Bretton, has been derelict for some years after closing as a pub and has been vandalised and set on fire on several occasions.

Now a planning application has been made to Barnsley Council for the building to be demolished.

A doctor's surgery and pharmacy with five flats above could be built on its site.

Those wishing to object to the demolition can write to Barnsley Council.

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Reply Posted by gary on Friday May 9 2014 at 10:45
RIP shame to hear had some good nights in the Butchers when we were running the carlsburg pub team knockout bet Kev Stainsby is gutted which pub next?

Reply Posted by michelle on Friday May 9 2014 at 15:11
Its such a shame we will have no pubs left soon just eating places :-(

Reply Posted by Tommy Taylor on Friday May 9 2014 at 20:39
Did the discos in there for years. Some cracking nights. Blame the greedy pub companies . They won't let a landlord make a living these days

Reply Posted by karen on Friday May 9 2014 at 21:12
vandals have done exacty what owners wanted, turn it into an eyesore and council will let them do whatever they want. used to be one of best pubs in monk bretton.

Reply Posted by Good times role on Friday May 9 2014 at 21:31
When I worked at HPW old miners training opposite Redferns we used to call in butcher every night at 6pm for a few pints in late 80s.

On Friday we finished at 1pm straight to butchers and Landlord shut at 3 but we all stayed till around 5 got taxis into town.

Some of the regulars an draggy lads would pop in between 3 and 5 and we had a good crack.

5pm Landlord go for his tea ready to open at 7 good times

Reply Posted by B ry on Friday May 9 2014 at 22:24
Should refurb it n make a decent boozer

Reply Posted by Jacktatty on Saturday May 10 2014 at 12:15
Top pub , if I win lotto tonight I,ll bring it back to life .PROMISE

Reply Posted by steve priestley on Saturday August 16 2014 at 19:50
I was the dj there for years, had some great nights to never forget, it was the best