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HER Number:MDV74669
Name:The Old Court House, Church Street, Axminster


The Old Court House, Curch Street. Built circa 1860 of coursed stone with freestone dressings and steeply pitched slate roof. Five bay, two storey building with three asymmetrical gables.


Grid Reference:SY 296 984
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUILDING (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1983, Axminster, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV117703.

The Old Court House. Circa 1860. Coursed stone with freestone dressings and steeply pitched slate roof with gabled ends. Two storeys, five bays. Three asymmetrical gables, two with bullseyes. Two-light wood mullion/transom windows with plain stone lintels under relieving arches. Beneath main gable a moulded two-centred arch carriageway. Red brick chimney stacks at gable ends.

Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N., 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster., 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV340798.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV117703List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Axminster. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 7.
SDV340798Report - Assessment: Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N.. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster.. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101895 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4412 - Assessment of Former Cattle Market, Axminster

Date Last Edited:Nov 1 2012 9:26AM