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The Royal Courts of Justice

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Identification

The Royal Courts of Justice
the Law Courts
264239

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Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
masonry
neo-gothic

Usages

court house

Facts

  • The tallest part of this vast building is the slender 75m (245ft) tall flèche above the Great Hall, which is 73m (240ft) long by 24m (80ft) high.
  • As well as the central flèche, the building also features tall clock towers at the southeastern and northeastern corners, the tallest of which rises to 49m (160ft) and is surmounted by a tall flagpole.
  • The Royal Courts clock, located above Fleet Street on the southeastern clock tower, is one of only eight 'Janus' clocks in Europe, having a double face.
  • The building is constructed from around 35 million bricks and has 1,000 rooms accessed by three-and-a-half miles of corridors.

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Location

Strand
Strand
WC2
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

246.06 ft
246.06 ft
469.16 ft
7
1874
1882

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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