Shire Hall, Hertford
The Shire Hall in Hertford, the county town of Hertfordshire, England, is an 18th-century building. It was designed to provide assembly rooms, courts and a council chamber. It also housed the town's corn exchange until the mid-nineteenth century. It was proposed as a joint project by Robert Adam and his younger brother James Adam, but James took charge of the commission and the design is credited to him. Built around 1768–9, the building was expanded several times in subsequent years.
Conservation and current use
The interior was refurbished in 1988-90. It is currently used as a family magistrates' court.
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