Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town, district or village: Westminster
City or county: London
Country: England
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Law Courts  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1StrandYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318661867Competition design 
Item 2 of 31870 Plans approved 
Item 3 of 318741882Construction 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3William Cadell Burnet (or William Caddel Burnet)Architect December 1865Before 1874As architectural clerk for the Royal Commission, working under the architect, George Edmund Street
Item 2 of 3George Edmund StreetArchitectA18661881Won competition to secure job
Item 3 of 3Fredric Berkeley-MillerArchitectA18811882As assistant to George Edmund Street


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Bradley, Simon and Pevsner, Nikolaus (ed)2003London 6: Westminster (The Buildings of England) New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp311-4
Item 2 of 2Brownlee, David B1984G E Street and the Royal Courts of Justice   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Fredric Berkeley-Miller: L no474 (microfilm reel 32)