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Lunenburg County

Lunenburg County is named for George duke of Brunswick-Luneburg, who was Prince of the Principality of Calenbery in Germany.

 

County Created  :  August 17, 1759

County Seat:  

Lunenburg  1759 – present

 

Old Courthouse – Lunenburg

 

Location:  119 Cumberland Street / Duke Street

Built:  1892 – 1893

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Henry Busch

Contractor:  Henry Busch

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red coloured brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the town centre. The building has a mansard roof and south entrance that project from the centre of the facade. On the north side, the entrance is on the second story. The former courtroom is located on the second story. The building houses the Lunenburg City Hall. 

 

 

Courthouse – Bridgewater

 

 

Location:  141 High Street / Anne Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces northeast and is a two story red coloured brick, glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds on the south side of the city centre. On the northeast corner is an open concrete tower rising three stories to a sloped green coloured roof. The upper part of the building is red coloured brick. At the centre is a semi-circular section with large vertical windows. The green coloured roof is hipped.  

 

Old Courthouse – Bridgewater

 

 

Location:  80 Pleasant Street / Dominion Street

Built:  1893 – 1894

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  G Boehner and F Boehner

Contractor:  Henry Sorette.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story white coloured wood frame structure. The building is located on the edge of an embankment in the center of the city. The lower story descends down the slope. The south front has a central projecting section with entrance on the first story and rising to a steep red coloured roof. There are dormers along the mansard roof. The large courtroom was located on the second story.The building is now privately owned.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hants County and Halifax County

E – Atlantic Ocean

S – Queens County

W – Annapolis County and Kings County

 

 

 

County Courthouse – Lunenburg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courthouse – Bridgewater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Courthouse – Bridgewater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2018