The Courthouse Building
Morpeth Courthouse was constructed in 1862 on land donated by Lieutenant Edward Close, the founder of Morpeth. The building was used as a courthouse and civic centre from 1862 until the importance of Morpeth as a commercial river port declined and there was less need for its services, court proceeding ceased in 1942.
The building was used as a recruitment office during the War, a Red Cross station, Baby Health Centre, a Library, a residence and now a Museum.
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