Bradley County

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Bradley

Bradley County is named for Hugh Bradley, who was a soldier in the War of 1812.

                     

Created:  December 18, 1840

County Seat:

Warren 1840 – present

 

County Courthouse – Warren

 

Location:  101 East Cedar Street / Main Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Romanesque Revival

Architect: Frank W Gibb of Little Rock

Contractor:  Edgar L Koonce

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The southwest corner has a high five story square clock tower with open arched cupola at the top. The southeast corner has a small three story square tower with open arched section on the fourth story. The center section has a central entrance with a white colored column on each side supporting a small balcony on the second story. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line. The building was renovated in 2002. The architect was Trull-Hollensworth and the contractor was Rankin Construction. On the east side is the old Clerk’s Office.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was constructed in 1843. The second courthouse was designed and constructed by Sweeney, Copeland and Pennington in 1862 at a cost of $7,498.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Cleveland County

E – Drew County and Ashley County

S – Ashley County and Union County

W – Calhoun County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011