"Law Courts (Royal Courts of Justice)" Architectural Tip by yooperprof

Architectural, London: 134 reviews and 262 photos

  Venetian splendour
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Favorite thing: Famous from 145 different films or television mini-series set in London and dealing with the difficult path from Crime to Punishment, the Law Courts are a symbol of Britain's pride in its Common Law traditions. Architect G.E. Street designed the building in the 1870s as a Gothic Palace in its own way every bit as magnificent as the Palace of Parliament. Here are 64 courts, 7 miles of corridor, and over 1000 rooms.

The main entrance to the Courts is off the Strand, but my photo shows the Carey Street side.

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2004
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