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The Court House

A Grade I Listed Building in Warwick, Warwickshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307524

Location: Warwick, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Warwick

Built-Up Area: Warwick

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warwick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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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.

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Listing NGR: SP2825264863

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