Building record MLI91420 - County Court Buildings, Gainsborough


Three storey, red brick, county court building at Gainsborough.

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval to Modern - 1759 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Three storey, red brick, county court building. Dated '1759 E Hawksmore' on a plaque to the side, and '1870' on another stone above the central doorway. For the full description and the legal address of this listed building please refer to the appropriate List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. {1} The main elevation of the court house has 5 windows on the 1st floor, and 4 windows on the ground floor with a central doorway. The building was described in a heritage statement, prepared in October 2014 prior to internal alteration works. {2} A blocked former fireplace was exposed in November 2017, during internal alteration works to the court house. The fireplace was made of bricks, and was briefly recorded prior to its demolition by the works. {3}

Sources/Archives (3)

  •  Index: Department of the Environment. 1977. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. 1/28; 167.082.
  •  Report: Anderson and Glenn. 2014. The Court House, Gainsborough. -.
  •  Report: Skillington Workshop Ltd.. 2018. Record of Blocked Fireplace, Court House, Gainsborough. -.



Grid reference Centred SK 81644 89900 (32m by 42m) (Surveyed)

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Record last edited

Mar 21 2021 8:35PM


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