High Court Building (Yangon)
|High Court Building|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne style architecture|
|Current tenants||High Court of Yangon Region|
|Client||Government of British Burma|
|Owner||Government of Myanmar|
|Design and construction|
The former High Court Building (Burmese: တရားရုံးချုပ်ဟောင်း) is an iconic colonial-era building located at No. 89/133 Pansodan Street, between Maha Bandula Garden Street and Pansodan Street in Kyauktada Township, downtown Yangon.
Until 2006, the Supreme Court of Myanmar was located at this complex.
The High Court Building was designed by architect James Ransome, construction of the High Court began in 1905 and was completed in 1911, and is noted for its British Queen Anne style architecture, including its clock tower and its red-bricked exterior.
- Reid & Grosberg (2005), p.105
- Falconer et al. (2000), p. 78
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- Falconer, John; Invernizzi, Luca; Kahrs, Daniel; Moore, Elizabeth; Tettoni, Luca Invernizzi; Birnbaum, Alfred; Cummings, Joe (2000). Burmese design & architecture. Tuttle Publishing. ISBN 978-962-593-882-0
- Reid, Robert; Grosberg, Michael (2005). Myanmar (Burma). Lonely Planet. ISBN 978-1-74059-695-4
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