CHESTERFIELD COURTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1376049

Date first listed: 10-Aug-1998

Statutory Address: CHESTERFIELD COURTHOUSE, WEST BARS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHESTERFIELD COURTHOUSE, WEST BARS

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 37908 71160

Details

SK3771 SE WEST BARS 908/4/10012 Chesterfield Courthouse -II Magistrates Court house. 1963-65. Designed by Prof] S Allen and Roy Keenlyside for Cesterfield Borough Coucil. Altered c1975. Reinforced concrete, with decorative stone cladding, and timber roofs clad with copper sheeting. Double fan shaped plan. 3 storeys. Original east entrance front has recessed ground floor with central double glazed doors now blocked with glazed side lights. Either side 4 windows with concrete louvres to the offices. Above 11 bays topped with gables, the 3 central bays have recessed windows to both floors. Either side the 2 ~torey courts have grey slate panels with side lights and set back grey! green slate cladding. West front has recessed ground floor with 11 windows each with concrete louvres. Above 11 gabled bays, the central 3 and outer 2 with grey slate cladding and side lights with set back grey! green slate cladding. The 4 remaining bays on either side have recessed windows. The north and south sides have recessed angled facades with slightly recessed ground floor with glazed entrance at centre of east section with large glazed windows above. Flanking wings have concrete louvres set in grey slate cladding. INTERIOR has original Y -shaped entrance hall way which rises up through all 3 floors. East entrance now blocked and converted to offices. Entrances from north and south into hallway with marled floor and marble clad columns with wooden ceilings and recessed lights. Central imperial type staircase marble clad with metal and wood balustrade. Upper floors have wooden clad walls and movable glazed screen for dividing access from juvenile court when in session. 2 storey courts on upper floor retain original wooden cladding, ceilings and courtroom fittings, including magistrates bench, dock, seating for lawyers and the public.



Listing NGR: SK3790871160

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 470035

Legacy System: LBS

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