Frontenac County

Canada Courthouses / Ontario / Frontenac County
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Frontenac County, which is named for Louis de Baude, Count Frontenac, who was Governor of New France.

 

Created:  July 16, 1792

County Seat: 

Kingston  1792 – present

 

Courthouse – Kingston

 

Location:  5 Court Street / Barrie Street

Built:  1855 – 1858

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Edward Horsey

Contractor:  Scobell and Tossell

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story grey coloured limestone structure. The south front has a large portico supported by six high columns supporting a pediment with frieze and the Royal Coat of Arms. The centre section is three stories and the east and west wings are two stories and have pediments on the south and north sides. In the centre of the building is a large dome with sixteen arched windows and small cupola at the top.  After a fire in 1874, the building was remodeled by architect John Power and contractor George Newlands. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice.

 

Note:  Near the courthouse is the Registry Office.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Renfrew County 

E – Lanark County and Leeds and Grenville United Counties

S – Lake Ontario and New York   

W – Lennox and Addington Counties  

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010