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The Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Asaph (Llanelwy), Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2582 / 53°15'29"N

Longitude: -3.4405 / 3°26'25"W

OS Eastings: 304005

OS Northings: 374436

OS Grid: SJ040744

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZDR.YQ

Mapcode Global: WH76N.3CYJ

Plus Code: 9C5R7H55+7R

Entry Name: The Court House

Listing Date: 24 November 1987

Last Amended: 24 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1431

Building Class: Domestic

ID on this website: 300001431

Location: Detached on the edge of the city before the road descends to the E.

County: Denbighshire

Community: St. Asaph (Llanelwy)

Community: St. Asaph

Built-Up Area: St Asaph

Traditional County: Flintshire

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Built 1853 as the County Court.


Classical 1 storey 5-bay ashlar front with plinth and buff stone dressings including cornice and rusticated end pilasters with vermiculated ornament. Advanced central bay with cross gable given open pediment treatment to front carried on similar pilasters. This feature is repeated on end walls. Slate roof and stone chimney stacks; similar broad cross gable, with bull''s eye feature, of court room range rises behind over front roof; truncated stack to ridge. Royal coat of arms to centre, flanked by sedant lion and horse carried on bracketed ledge. Tripartite window below with arched headed lights with keystones, pilasters and bracketed cill; sash glazing without glazing bars. Similar to bipartite windows to either side and similarly detailed arched entrances to either ends, stable-type door inserted to left, ornately panelled door to right.

Ashlar end walls, to left facing drive to hilltop, to right with adjoining modern extension to annedd. Bipartite sash to left hand rear gable. Higher 2-storey court room range extends to centre rear with end pilasters and bipartite arched headed sash windows with bracket cills to upper floor, no windows below.


Interior retains bracket cornice to double doors in Court Room.

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