History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Old Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7338 / 50°44'1"N

Longitude: -1.775 / 1°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 415976

OS Northings: 92708

OS Grid: SZ159927

Mapcode National: GBR 55B.VFP

Mapcode Global: FRA 7754.N9Y

Entry Name: The Old Court House

Listing Date: 14 October 1953

Last Amended: 12 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108196

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101450

Location: Christchurch, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

Town: Christchurch

District Council Ward: Town Centre

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

Find accommodation in
Christchurch

Listing Text

CASTLE STREET
1. (South Side)
5187
No 11
[(The Old Court House)
formerly listed as
Ye Old Court House]
SZ 1592 1A/24 l4.10.53.

II GV

2.
Late mediaeval timber framed building refaced in C18 and C19. L shaped. Thatched
roof. Eastern cross wing refaced with roughcast. Street facade of 2 storeys with
1st floor jettied out. Gable end has elaborate carved bargeboards with pendant
and an embattled beam below ornamented with a row of shields. 1st floor has casement
window with dripstone above. Shop front below in similar C19 style. Western part
of facade plastered and with plinth. 1 window, sashes with boxed frames and glazing
bars. Eastern side facade has exposed, substantial, square panel timber framing.
Court Leet was held here for some years after Court Hall was demolished in late
C19.

Nos 1 to 11 (odd), the Castle, the signboard of the King's Arms Hotel, the
Constable's House and the Town Bridge form a group with Nos 4 to 6 (even),
6A, 8 to 12 (even), 12A, 14 to 18 (even) and the King's Arms Hotel opposite,
Nos l0, 12 and 12A form part of a group on Millham Street and Nos 8 and 10
are buildings of local interest.


Listing NGR: SZ1598092706

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.