Greenspond

Canada Courthouses / Newfoundland and Labrador / Greenspond
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Greenspond was named after two families, Green and Pond or it reflected the green of the trees that covered Greenspond Island and the harbor basin which resembled a pond. Or from the French “Grin d’Espagne” meaning “a little bit of Spain”.

 

Location:  Greenspond is located in the northeastern part of Newfoundland Island on Greenspond Island along the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Judicial District:  Gander Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Greenspond

 

Location:  Main Street

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  William Henry Churchill

Contractor:  J J Mifflin

 

Descriptio he building faces south and is a two story white coloured wood frame structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the centre of Greenspond. The front has a central projection square wood tower with two windows. The red coloured roof is mansard. The building housed the court, jail and jailer’s residence. The building is now a museum.

 

See:  The similar styled courthouses are located at Bonavista, PlacentiaSaint George’s and Trinity

 

 

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Old Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2019