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Interior detail, Chowan County Courthouse, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina

Chowan County Courthouse (Edenton, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Interior detail, Chowan County Courthouse, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Architecture, Georgian
County courthouses
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1095pnc004
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
110-198 E King St
Community:
Edenton
State:
NC
Zip:
27932
Historical note:
The 1767 Chowan County Courthouse is considered one of the finest Georgian public buildings in the southern colonies. A 3.2 million dollar restoration of the courthouse was completed in October 2004. The structure is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historical Landmark.
Architectural note:
Possibly designed by British architect John Hawks, the courthouse contains an assembly room that has been referred to as the largest fully paneled room in the American colonies.
Location:
Edenton (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Judicial buildings
Public buildings
Architecture, Georgian
Historic buildings
Landmarks
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
36.057738, -76.608449
External Resources:
National Historic Landmarks Program: Chowan County Courthouse
Chowan County Courthouse National Register Nomination
Chowan County Courthouse National Register Nomination Photographs

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