Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties

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Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties. Stormont County is named for the Viscount of Stormont which was a Peerage of Scotland. Dundas County was named for Henry Dundas, who was the 1st Viscount Melville. Glengarry County is named for the Scottish Glen where the MacDonald family was based in Scotland.

 

Created:  May 1, 1858

District Seat: 

Cornwall   1858 – present

 

Old Stormont County Court House – Cornwall  

 

Location:  Water Street / Pitt Street

Built:  1826

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Archibald Fraser.

Contractor:  Archibald Fraser.

 

 Description:  The building faces east and is a two story limestone structure. The east front has a central stone framed entrance. The centre section projects slightly from the main building and rises to a pediment at the hipped roof. A projecting horizontal belt runs between the first and second stories. The building was constructed as the Eastern District Courthouse and became the Stormont County Courthouse. A buff coloured brick addition was constructed on the north side. On the west side is a modern concrete and glass addition which houses the County Administration.

 

Note:  The cost of construction was five thousand pounds.

 

Courthouse – Cornwall

 

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Location:  29 2nd Street West / Augustus Street

Built:  1997 – 1998

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story red coloured brick, glass and concrete structure. The roof line is flat. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice.

 

Other Branch Courthouses

 

Alexandria          Morrisburg

 

Courthouses: 

N – Prescott and Russell Counties    

E – Quebec and New York 

S – Leeds and Grenville 

W – Ottawa-Carlton Region and Prescott and Russell Counties 

 

 

 

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Old Courthouse

 

 

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Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010