Wynyard

Canada Courthouses / Saskatchewan / Wynyard
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Wynyard is named for Wynyard, which was the family name of the wife of a Canadian Pacific Railrway official.

 

Location:  Wynyard is located in the central eastern part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Wynyard Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Wynard

 

Location:  410 Avenue C / 4th Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Colonial Revival

Architect:  Maurice William Sharon of Regina

Contractor:  Smith Brothers ( Duncan D Smith and Donald D Smith ) and John Wilson

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story red coloured brick structure. The rectangular building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The southeast front has a central entrance with white coloured wood framing. He roof is hipped with a small white colured cupola at the centre. A small parapet rises from the roof over the entrance.  The courtroom is located at the front of the second story.

 

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.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013