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Latitude: 52.2812 / 52°16'52"N
Longitude: -1.5873 / 1°35'14"W
OS Eastings: 428252
OS Northings: 264863
OS Grid: SP282648
Mapcode National: GBR 5M4.TS7
Mapcode Global: VHBXH.FXQM
Entry Name: The Court House
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1035450
English Heritage Legacy ID: 307524
Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34
Civil Parish: Warwick
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Warwick St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
1781 JURY STREET
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
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