Monmouth Shire Hall

Monmouth Shire Hall
The Shire Hall, Agincourt Square, Monmouth
NP25 3DY
01600 775257
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The Shire Hall is a prominent Grade I listed building in the town centre. Built in 1724, the Shire Hall was formerly the centre for the Assize Courts and Quarter Sessions for Monmouthshire. The Shire Hall is owned by Monmouthshire County Council and has audio-visual guides for visitors to Courtroom 1. It is currently used as a Tourist Information Centre and as the offices for Monmouth Town Council, and is open to the public in part.

What can be found at the venue?
Historic building or site
Significant collections relating to regional crime and punishment organisation or to a particular individual
In 1839/40, the court was the location of the trial of the Chartist leader John Frost and others for high treason for their part in the Newport Rising.
Does the venue have an online collections catalogue?
Details of opening for public access and / or research services
Shire Hall, Monmouth is open 3 days a week and Admission is FREE. It is open between 11.00 am and 16:00 pm from Monday, Tuesday and Saturday (holiday opening hours may vary).
Accessibility and disability arrangements / Covid requirements
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