Surry County

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Surry County is named for Surrey County in Great Britain.

 

Created:  1652

County Seat: 

Surry  1652 – present

 

County Courthouse – Surry 

 

Location:  28 Colonial Trail East / Rolle Highway

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  G A Berryman

Contractor:  Gooch-Williams

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The north front has a large porch with six white colored columns rising to a wide header with entablature at the roof line. The windows are arched. A projecting cornice runs below the roof line cornice. The building was renovated in 2009. The architect was Moseley Architects and the contractor was W M Schlosser Company, Inc.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built by Robert MacIntosh in 1795. The present courthouse was originally constructed in 1907. The architect was G A Berryman. The building was destroyed by fire in 1922.

 

N – Charles City County and James City County

E – Isle of Wight County and Southampton County

S – Sussex County

W – Prince George County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013