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The plaque commemorates the centenary of the Tenterfield Court House from 1885 to 1985. 

Tenterfield Courthouse was designed by Colonial Architect James Barnet and constructed in 1885. The builders were T and J McGauran. Major additions were made to the building in 1911, designed by Government Architect Walter Liberty Vernon.Tenterfield Courthouse replaced an earlier Barnet-designed courthouse built in 1864.


Address:94 Molesworth Street, Tenterfield, 2372
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.051149
Long: 152.018128
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:1885
Approx. Event End Date:1985


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 6th November, 1985
Front Inscription

The Honourable Terry Sheahan, B.A., LL.B., M.P. Attorney General of New South Wales unveiled this plaque on 6th  November, 1985

To commemorate the Centenary of the Tenterfield Court House

1885 - 1985

W. J. P. McCarthy,    M.P.  Member for Northern Tablelands
T. W. Haines, LL.B., Secretary, Attorney General`s Department
W. K. Piz, O.B.E.,    Director of Public Works


Source: MA
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