THE OLD COURT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251572
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
THE OLD COURT HOUSE, LOUTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OLD COURT HOUSE, LOUTH ROAD

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
East Lindsey (District Authority)
Parish:
Horncastle
National Grid Reference:
TF 26043 69848

Details

TF 2669 HORNCASTLE LOUTH ROAD (west side)

7/49 The Old Court House

G.V. II

Courthouse now job centre. 1865. Stock brick with limestone ashlar dressings. Hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves and large, ashlar, scrolled brackets, and 4 hip stacks. Two and a half storey, 3 bay front flanked by single, 2 storey bays with semi-circular south-west and south-east corners. Ground floor with rusticated brick bands and first floor ashlar band with brick dentillation. Central 3 bays project slightly and are defined by ashlar quoins, those on the ground floor with tooled decoration. 3 central plain sashes with margin lights, segmental heads, rusticated brick heads and raised ashlar keystones. A similar window in the single bay to left; in the right hand bay, a single, slit, fixed light. Doorway beyond, situated on semi- circular corner, with flanking, freestanding Doric columns with entablatures, moulded ashlar doorcase with segmental brick rusticated head above, and raised ashlar keystone, overlight and double panelled door. First floor with 3 central plain sashes with margin lights, semi-circular heads, eared and shouldered ashlar architraves rising round head to raised keystone. Single plain sash with margin lights, to left and right, both with segmental heads, and eared and shouldered ashlar architraves. Beneath the window on the south-east corner, and above the doorway is a large stone royal coat of arms supported by a rampant lion and unicorn. Above central 3 bays are 3 squat 3 light casements set in between the moulded scrolled brackets supporting eaves.

Listing NGR: TF2604369848

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
434285
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 18 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/04126/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Scarbro. Source Historic England Archive
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