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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

East Lindsey (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 39956 66152


SPILSBY CHURCH STREET TF 36 NE (north side) 2/50 Spilsby Theatre (formerly listed as 3.2.67 Court House) II Former Sessions House and police station, now theatre. 1824, by H. E. Kendall in Greek Doric style, altered later C19. Sandstone ashlar with slate roofs, yellow brick to rear. Central courtroom with subsidiary ranges in yellow brick with ashlar dressings to either side. Tetrastyle giant portico with pediment, fluted Doric columns, triglyph frieze. Tall central panelled double doors with latticed overlight. Corner pilasters. To right a single storey 2 bay range, glazing bar sashes having sandstone architraves and parapet. To left a similar range but with C19 rectangular bay replacing one sash. The left hand elevation to West End Road is a 2 storey block with plinth, first floor band and corbelled eaves and has a flush 6 panel door with plain overlight to right and 3 glazing bar sashes. To first floor are 4 similar windows. All openings have cambered brick heads with keyblocks. Interior retains contemporary doors and cornices. The Petty Sessions were formerly held here twice a week.

Listing NGR: TF3995666152


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 07 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04059/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Scarbro. Source Historic England Archive
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