Estevan

Canada Courthouses / Saskatchewan / Estevan
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Estevan is named for the registered telegraphic address of George Stephen, who was the first President of the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1881 to 1888.

 

Location:  Estevan is located in the southeast part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Estevan Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Estevan

 

Location:  1016 4th Street / 11th Avenue

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Maurice William Sharon of Regina

Contractor:  Wilson and Wilson, Limited of Regina

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff coloured brick, Tyndal stone  and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grpunds. The north front has a central entrance with an arched doorway with pediment above. The second floor has arched windows. The hipped roof has four dormers. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building houses the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Provincial Court.

 

Note:  The building is one of a series of courthouses designed by the office of the provincial architect. Several towns and cities were designated as judicial centres where court houses would be built. The cost of construction of the courthouse was $77,250.

 

See:  The architect, Maurice William Sharon of Regina, designed courthouses in AssiniboiaGravelbourg, Kerrobert, Melfort, Prince Albert, Shaunovan, Weyburn, Wynyard and Yorkton.

 

See:  The courthouse has the Registry Office for the Provincial Court at Carlyle and Weyburn,

 

 

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Photos taken 2013