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Courtroom interior, Caswell County Courthouse, Yanceyville, North Carolina

Caswell County Courthouse (Yanceyville, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Courtroom interior, Caswell County Courthouse, Yanceyville, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
County courthouses
Moldings (Object components)
Railings (Balustrades)
Niches (Architecture)
Item identifier:
buch0111
Photographer:
Architect:
Created Date:
Created Date:
Description:
Historical Note: Percival's design won first prize at the 1858 state fair in the category of architectural drawing. The courthouse featured an alternate style from the multitude of Greek Revival courthouses being erected in the state around this time. The courtroom boasts an arched judges' niche, cast-iron railings, and a molded plaster ceiling. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Yanceyville (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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:
Architect:
Built:
Street:
144 Court Square
Community:
Yanceyville
State:
NC
Zip:
27379
Historical note:
Percival's design won first prize at the 1858 state fair in the category of architectural drawing. The courthouse featured an alternate style from the multitude of Greek Revival courthouses being erected in the state around this time. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Yanceyville (N.C.)
Subjects:
County courthouses
Judicial buildings
Public buildings
Historic buildings
National Historic Landmarks
Latitude, Longitude:
36.40747, -79.336235
External Resources:
Caswell County Historic Sites

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