Kingston Ontario ~ Canada ~ Frontenac County Court House ~ HIstoric Building

Kingston Ontario  ~ Canada ~ Frontenac County Court House ~ HIstoric Building

The Frontenac County Court House in Kingston, Ontario, Canada is the Courthouse for Frontenac County, Ontario. The Neoclassical building was designed by Edward Horsey and constructed by builders Scobell and Tossell. Alternation after 1874 fire by John Power added the dome tower. It overlooks City Park to its south, and Lake Ontario beyond. The front of the structure features the Royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom.

The building was constructed between 1855 and 1858 as a judicial and administrative complex with a jail in the rear. In 1980 it was designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

Posted by Onasill ~ Bill Badzo on 2015-02-20 12:59:42

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