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Description: County Court
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336842
OS Grid Reference: SE1620633436
OS Grid Coordinates: 416206, 433436
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7970, -1.7554
5111 MANOR ROW BD1
SE 1633 SW 36/139 (County Court)
1859 designed by Mr R C Reeves, the County Court Surveyor. A small but richly
detailed and carefully proportioned Italianate design. High quality masonry, the
6 bay front is set back with carriage sweep. Two storeys and attic. Dressed
sandstone "brick". Ashlar plinth to rusticated ground floor. The ground floor
windows and flanking doors are set in a shallow applied arcade with vermiculated
quoin surrounds and voussoirs; masque keystones. The doorways are approached by
flights of steps, the left hand bay, containing the main entrance, being slightly
wider and with very shallow projection. Double panelled doors with semi-circular
fanlight. Moulded sill course to first floor, the windows round headed with eared
architrave surrounds and keystones. Rising from the sill course, above the sill of
the window over the main entrance, are the Royal Arms. A moulded string course
runs beneath the frieze which contains the narrow rectangular attic lights set
between the fluted console brackets supporting the projecting eaves cornice. Moulded
cornice chimneys set above.
Listing NGR: SE1620633436
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Source: English Heritage
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