The Royal Courts of Justice

This is the Royal Courts of Justice building on the Strand near the City of London. It is commonly known as the Law Courts.

 

It is a Grade I listed building.

 

It houses the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and the High Court of Justice of England and Wales.

 

Building started in the 1860s, starting with an 1866 competition for the design, won by G E Street. Work started in 1868 to a modified design, in 1874 Philip Webb was Street's chief assistant and was completed in 1882 under final supervision of Street's son A E Street and Arthur Bloomfield.

 

It is in 13th century gothic style.

 

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