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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1108196



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

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Feb-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 101450

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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.


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

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National Grid Reference: SZ 15976 92708


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