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31 March 2013

1867 – T.N. Deane’s Design for Royal Courts of Justice, London

Architect: Thomas Newenham Deane Design submitted by Irish architect, Thomas Newenham Deane, for the Royal Courts of Justice competition in London, which was won by George Edmund Street. It is recorded in RIAI...

31 March 2013

1867 – George Gilbert Scott’s Design for Royal Courts of Justice, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott One of the designs submitted for the Royal Courts of Justice competition in London, which was won by George Edmund Street. Published in The Building News, July 12 1867.

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...