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Augusta County Courthouse

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Built  1901
VLR #  132-0001
Opened  1901
Architectural style  Beaux-Arts architecture
NRHP Reference #  82001826
Designated VLR  June 15, 1982
Phone  +1 540-245-5321
Added to NRHP  15 June 1982
Augusta County Courthouse
Location  1 E. Johnson St., Staunton, Virginia
Area  1 acre (0.40 ha) or less
Address  1 E Johnson St, Staunton, VA 24401, USA
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The Augusta County Courthouse is a two-story, red brick, public building in Staunton, Virginia. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1982. It was designed by T.J. Collins, and construction ended in the Autumn of 1901. It is located in the Beverley Historic District. It is the fifth court house constructed on the site, the first having been a log building constructed in 1755.

The building has a two-story, four-bay central portico, with one-bay hyphens connecting to one-bay wings on either side, a domed cupola, with extensive ornamentation on the pediments and the capitals of the yellow, pressed brick columns. The entrances are on the hyphens, rather than the central pavilion, with a stone belt course around the entire structure. Design follows the Beaux Arts architectural style.

Its historical significance is in its unique architecture, as well as its history and records, some dating back to the Colonial era.

References

Augusta County Courthouse Wikipedia


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