Basic Site Details

Name: New County Buildings
City or county: Durham
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: Competition assessed by J Vickers Edwards, and won by Cooksey & Cox of London; Barnes & Oates of Sunderland placed second.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1County Council OfficesYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21896 Competition design 
Item 2 of 21896 Design exhibited 


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 2Andrew Noble PrenticeArchitectA1895 Unsuccessful competition design, in collaboration with Arthur Thomas Bolton
Item 2 of 2Arthur Thomas BoltonArchitectA1895 Unsuccessful competition design, in collaboration with Andrew Noble Prentice


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1896 part 1 p52
Item 2 of 3Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1896, no 1782
Item 3 of 3Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3BuilderEarly 1895LXVIII pp98 & 357
Item 2 of 3BuilderLate 1895LXIX pp87, 99, 114, 119, 120-1i, 139, 313 & 350
Item 3 of 3BuilderLate 1896LXXI pp188-9i & 536i