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Roane County Courthouse, Public Square (119 Court Street), Kingston, Roane County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1084122
Northwest Side And Southwest Front (right)

HB1084123
Northwest Side

HB1084124
Northwest Side Entrance And Porches

HB1084125
Northeast Side From North

HB1084126
Southwest (front) Side From West

HB1084127
Detail Of Cornice, West Corner

HB1084128
General View Of Second Floor Courtroom, From Northeast

HB1084129
Detail Showing Courtroom Benches

HB1084130
Detail Showing Original Split Baluster Of Courtroom Railing, In Closet Of Records Room, First Floor


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Item Title


Location
Public Square (119 Court Street), Kingston, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-202
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-46).
Significance: One of Tennessee's seven remaining ante-bellum courthouses, the Roane County Courthouse built by local and German emigree talent is a confident regional architectural statement with allusions to Federal and Greek Revival precedents.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHWEST SIDE AND SOUTHWEST FRONT (RIGHT)
2. NORTHWEST SIDE
3. NORTHWEST SIDE ENTRANCE AND PORCHES
4. NORTHEAST SIDE FROM NORTH
5. SOUTHWEST (FRONT) SIDE FROM WEST
6. DETAIL OF CORNICE, WEST CORNER
7. GENERAL VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR COURTROOM, FROM NORTHEAST
8. DETAIL SHOWING COURTROOM BENCHES
9. DETAIL SHOWING ORIGINAL SPLIT BALUSTER OF COURTROOM RAILING, IN CLOSET OF RECORDS ROOM, FIRST FLOOR


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