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© Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS

IoE Number: 359742
Photographer: Mr Brendan Oxlade LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 June 2001
Date listed: 14 March 1975
Date of last amendment: 14 March 1975
Grade II*

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SJ 3590 NWWILLIAM BROWN STREETL150/1359Sessions House

SJ 3590 NW WILLIAM BROWN STREET L1 50/1359 Sessions House 14.3.75. G.V. II* Courthouse. 1882-4. F. and G. Holme. Ashlar, with granite base. One storey with basement, 5 bays. Rusticated basement, windows with architraves and pediments on consoles. Composite portico of 8 paired columns, frieze bears inscription "COUNTY SESSIONS HOUSE" in plain capitals, Lancaster Arms in tympanum. Round-arched windows with Ionic angle pilaster, carved spandrels and panels over. Entrance with architrave and entablature, window above with atlantes. Side facades have similar treatment for 5 bays, then plainer yellow brick and stone. High, enriched parapet. 4 single columns on side elevation, and coupled pilasters. Interior staircase hall with saucer domes. Balustraded wall and iron gates. 2 stacks with moulded caps.

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