Huron County

Canada Courthouses / Ontario / Huron County
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Huron County is named for the Huron Native America tribe.

 

Created:  May 16, 1856 

County Seat: 

Goderich  1856 – present

 

Courthouse – Goderich  

 

Location:  1 Court House Square / West Street

Built:  1954 – 1956

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  L G Bridgman of London

Contractor:  Ellis-Don Ltd. of London

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story limestone Art structure. The building is located on the spacious grounds of Courthouse Park. The building was constructed with Indiana / Queenston limestone. The walls are trimmed with Queenston limestone and Virginia black coloured serpentine. The east and west sides have projecting centre sections with entrances on the first story and clocks at the top. There is an aluminum system of bandreeded trim and enclosed tube frames. The roof line is flat. The building was renovated in 1994 to 1995. The architect was Allan Avis Architect and John Rutledge Architect and the contractor was Reid & Deleye Contractors Ltd.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and built by Mellish, Morrell & Russell of Brantford from 1854 to 1857.

 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Bruce County

E – Wellington County and Perth County

S – Middlesex County

W – Lambton County and Lake Huron 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2016