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The Court House, Warwick

Description: The Court House

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 307524

OS Grid Reference: SP2825264863
OS Grid Coordinates: 428252, 264863
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2812, -1.5873

Location: Castle Street, Warwick CV34 4EW

Locality: Warwick
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV34 4EW

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Listing Text

(South Side)
The Court House
SP 2864 NW 1/118 10.1.53.

1724-31 by Francis Smith, Ironwork by Thomas Paris and Benjamin Taylor.
2 storey 5-bay monumental ashlar facade with horizontal rustications.
Main floor on upper storey has Doric order with pilasters to each bay,
twin pilasters at quoins, entablature and parapet, formerly panelled, now
restored with balustrade. In central bay over entrance a semi-circular-headed
niche contains the figure of "Justice" by Thomas Stayner with carved coats
of arms above and below. Moulded string course at first floor level.
Lower storey has semi-circular-headed openings. Central entrance with
6-panel door, fanlight and wrought iron gates. South west elevation, to
Castle Street, is of 3 bays in continuation of the same design. Incongruous
rear elevation of C19 brickwork. External restoration of front and side,
1960. Ironwork by Thomas Paris and Benjamin King.
VH, viii, 431-4.

All the listed buildings on the south side form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2825264863

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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