Surry County is named for Surrey County in Great Britain.
Surry 1652 – present
County Courthouse – Surry
Location: 28 Colonial Trail East / Rolle Highway
Built: 1923 – 1924
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: G A Berryman
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.
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Photos taken 2013