Shire Hall & County Gaol, High Pavement, Nottingham

Shire Hall & County Gaol, High Pavement, Nottingham
Photograph taken 05 April 2006 © Dr Eric Ritchie. Source Historic England Archive ref: 457254

The Shire Hall and adjoining county gaol were designed in 1769-70 by James Gandon. They were built in 1770-72 by Joseph Pickford of Derby. The original hall and jail were established in c1375-6. These buildings were added to in 1875-76 by W Bliss Sanders. Inside are the complete wooden fittings of 1876. These include the dock, jury box, judge's throne and seating for court officials.

Location

Nottingham Nottingham

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

hall civic jail architecture Georgian (1714 - 1836)