Court House, Morpeth


The Court House in Morpeth was built in 1822, and designed by John Dobson in the style of a medieval castle.[1] It was originally part of a larger complex, incorporating the County Gaol for Northumberland. The detention wings other early 18th century prison buildings were demolished at the end of the 19th century, when a new police station was built. The Court House remained in use as a Magistrates Court and County Court until 1980, when they transferred to Bedlington.[2] The building was converted to luxury rental apartments called Morpeth Court.[3] It is a Grade II* listed building.

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Old Courthouse, Morpeth from Carlisle Park

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THE COURT HOUSE - Morpeth - List Entry
- "Former courthouse, and gateway to former gaol; now restaurant and apartments. 1822 by John Dobson. Ashlar. Castellated Gothic style. Massive square front block with square side towers and 8-sided apsidal ...

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- "Morpeth Court luxury serviced apartments are a unique conversion of part of the old County Gaol, located within a restored Grade II listed building designed in the early 1800s by ...

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Court House (Morpeth)
- "The Court House was built in 1821 and designed by John Dobson. It was originally part of a much larger complex of the County Gaol, with its detention wings and ...

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