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Jul 12, 2018

Court out of the pub in Northop

The Victorian Sessions House in Northop, Flintshire, was built after people objected to the customary setting for magistrates' courts - rooms in local pubs. The new complex was designed by one of the region's top ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

architects, John Douglas, whose other works include the prominent Eastgate Clock in Chester. It included a police station, with a doorway into the courtroom. Miscreants fined here included colliers who flouted safety regulations below ground. For more about the building's history, use your mobile to scan the HistoryPoints QR codes facing the pavement. Or click here