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Old Randolph County Courthouse

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1808–1815. Southwest side of Court St., adjacent to the Beverly Bank, facing the Beverly Public Square

The county court authorized construction of this two-story brick building in 1808. Detailed specifications indicate that the rear was to have been apsidal, as was often the case in early Virginia courthouses. A frame cupola was added in 1820, but was later removed. As of 2002, the courthouse, an adjacent 1907 commercial structure with a pressed-metal facade, and a nearby frame house dating from 1845, are being restored as part of a museum complex.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.

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