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16 March 2013

1869 – Brighton County Court, Sussex

Architect: T.C. Sorby Not quite built as illustrated in The Building News, the former County Court of Sussex still stands today in Church St., Brighton. From The Building News, February 21, 1869: “THE...

06 March 2013

1871 – Selected Design for Bristol Assize Courts

Architect: Popes & Bindon The assize courts were attached to the rear of the Guildhall between 1867-70, by TS Pope and J Bindon. Constructed after a contentious architectural competition, it is a Grade...

06 March 2013

1868 – Godwin & Crisp’s design for Bristol Assize Courts

Architect: Godwin & Crisp In 1868, an architectural competition was held for a new law courts building for Bristol. After the judging, led by Alfred Waterhouse, it was found that the three pseudonymous...

01 March 2013

1846 – Old County Gaol, Wexford, Co. Wexford

The most striking element of the Old County Gaol is the curiously flat almost cardboard cut outcut-like entrance constructed in 1846. It is built of random squared rubble red sandstone and capped by...

06 February 2013

1861- Gloucester Probate Court, Gloucestershire

Architect: Fulljames & Waller Building still extant but no longer in use as probate court. Published in The Building News, March 6 1861: “ERECTED by Thomas Holt, Esq., the diocesan registrar and secretary...

13 January 2013

1873 – Post Office and Sub-Treasury Building Boston, Massachusetts

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts met here from 1883, prior to completion, until 1929; the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Massachusetts met here...

13 January 2013

1882 – Courthouse and Post Office, Hartford, Connecticut

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut met here until 1933; the U.S. Circuit Court for the District of Connecticut met here until that court was abolished...

08 November 2012

1864 – Assize Courts, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Designed by Alfred Waterhouse in the neo-Gothic style, construction began in 1859 and was completed in 1864. This was Waterhouse’s first major commission, won by open competition, and the nearby...

02 November 2012

1883 – Courthouse, Roscommon, Co. Roscommon

Architect: Christopher J. Mulvany Selected design after an architectural competition to replace County Counthouse that had been destroyed in a fire in 1882.