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Description: The Old Court House
Date Listed: 30 January 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 330345
OS Grid Reference: SE4061366278
OS Grid Coordinates: 440613, 466278
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0908, -1.3806
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SE 4066 BOROUGHBRIDGE THE SQUARE, ALDBOROUGH
6/78 (south side)
The Old Court House
Former Court House. C18. Reddish-brown brick. Pantile roof with raised brick
verges Gable end to square. Stepped and dentilled eaves, carried across gable
end. Brick staircase to blocked 1st floor entrance in north gable end. Set into
staircase, a hammer-dressed stone shelf formerly used as a mounting block and a
plaque inscribed: 'The Old Court House of the Ancient Borough of Aldborough and
Boroughbridge at which the Members of Parliament were elected until 1832.' Slightly
lower extension to south. Two doors to east elevation.
Until the First Reform Act Aldborough was a pocket borough returning 2 MP's.
Group value with Stocks House and rest of Square.
Listing NGR: SE4061466277
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Source: English Heritage
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