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Description: The Court House
Date Listed: 22 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 234371
OS Grid Reference: SP4991548581
OS Grid Coordinates: 449915, 248581
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1333, -1.2722
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CHIPPING WARDEN MILL LANE
SP44NE (North side)
4/100 The Court House
House. Possibly originally two. 2 adjoining ranges, left mid/late C17, right
mid/late C18. Regular coursed ironstone with irregular quoins. Thatched roofs
with gable parapets; stone ridge stacks with cornices. Each range originally
3-unit plan. Left range 2 storeys; 4 windows. Entrance in second bay has 4-plank
studded door with strap hinges. On left, 3-light stone mullioned window. Door
and window have hood mould. Small oval window to right. Sundial above door.
Right range: 3 storeys; 4 windows. Entrance in second bay has late C19/early C20
stone porch with coped gable, kneelers and ball finials (one missing). Ribbed
door in moulded basket arch doorway with square head and hood mould. Inside a
moulded 6-panelled door. Small oval window to right. 2 ground floor windows on
right have hood moulds; one has glazing bars. Painted 3-light leaded wood
casements with painted wood lintel throughout both ranges. Right range has
half-hipped roof. Massive stack with 5 square shafts at junction of the ranges.
Right return side has blocked one-light and 2-light stone mullioned windows on
first floor. Rear irregular 2-storey range has semi-circular bread oven
projecting on right. 3-storey range has C19 single storey addition with slate
roof. Interior: Entrance hall in 3-storey range has ceiling beam supported on
turned wood column, simple corner fireplace and C18 style round-arched corner
niche. Panelled room to right has open fireplace. Room, formerly 2, in 2-storey
range has bolection-moulded corner fireplace with C18 painting set in
overmantel, open fireplace and ceiling beam supported on another wood column.
Room beyond has open fireplace with bread oven, shaped niche, and cupboard with
H-hinges. 8-panelled doors. 2 straight flight staircases with turned balusters.
Stud partition on landing. Bedroom with good C18 iron grate. Late C19/early C20
single storey additions on left and right.
Listing NGR: SP4991548581
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Source: English Heritage
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