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Published: 09 August 2016

30 Pages

11 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9781848023932

Bookseller Code (06)

Law Courts and Courtrooms 1: The Buildings of the Criminal Law

Introductions to Heritage Assets

Edited by Historic England

Historic England in association with Liverpool University Press

Historic England Guidance

  • This document tells the story of how buildings have been adapted initially and subsequently constructed to meet the needs of England's complex criminal legal system
  • It also explains how the courtroom has evolved from a gathering of professionals around a table in the medieval hall to the specialised, purpose-built, modern courtroom
  • Historic England hold an outstanding range of photographs, plans and drawings in their public archive, covering the historic environment of England and publish books on a wide variety of subjects to help the understanding, value, care for and enjoyment of the historic environment