Peel County Court House - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Peel County Court House

This court house building, together with the adjacent jail and registry office, served as the judicial and administrative centre for the County of Peel for more than a century. Its prominent location on a rise of land and its stately appearance reflect the growing civic pride and affluence of 19th-century Ontario communities. Designed in the Italianate style by Toronto architect William Kauffmann, the court house was built by the contracting firm of Kesteven & Story. The onion-shaped dome atop the cupola is a unique feature in Ontario court house design. Opened in 1867, the building housed the county courts until 1973, when new facilities were built.

Location

On the grounds of the former court house, 3 Wellington Street East, Brampton

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: Regional Municipality of Peel

Municipality: City of Brampton

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