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Visit Chesterfield County and the Chesterfield County Historic Courthouse

Location: 10011 Iron Bridge Road / Wagner Way
Built: 1916 – 1917
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: J T Skinner
Contractor: Vaughan Construction Company of Shawsville

Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and wood Colonial Revival style structure. The building is located on the landscaped grounds of the Courthouse Square in the center of Chesterfield and is a “T” shape. The south front has a large portico with four white colored columns rising to a pediment with fanlight at the roof line. The recessed entrance is framed with white colored wood and with a small pediment above. On the center of the roof is an octagonal open sides belfry with bell and white colored dome.

Note: The courthouse is a replica of the 1749 courthouse which stood of the site of the present building. Surrounding the courthouse are the 1889 Clerk’s Office, the 1828 Clerk’s Office and the 1892 old jail.

SOURCE: American Courthouses |

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