Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 84003070
Historic Name KAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Description of Significance THE KAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE IS A LARGE, RECTANGULAR BUILDING WITH A RAISED BASEMENT AND AN ATTIC STORY. IT EXHIBITS A COMBINATION OF CLASSICAL AND RENAISSANCE REVIVAL STYLE ARCHITECTURE AND HAS A CLAY TILE ROOF. THE FRONT FACADE FEATURES AN ELABORATE PORTICO WITH IONIC COLUMNS. THE MAIN ENTRANCEWAY IS RAISED AND IS APPROACHED BY A BROAD FLIGHT OF STAIRS. THE MONUMENTAL, CENTRAL PEDIMENT HAS AN ORNAMENTED TYPANUM WITH A RAISED GARLANDED WREATH DESIGN. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 8/23/1984.
Current Name SAME
Address COURTHOUSE SQUARE
City NEWKIRK
County KAY
Lot
Block 40, 45
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function GOVERNMENT: COURTHOUSE
Current Function GOVERNMENT: COURTHOUSE
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 POLITICS / GOVERNMENT
Date Prepared CA 1984
Year Built 1925
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder WOODRUFF, CLYDE - ARCHITECT; BASS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY - BUILDER
Architectural Style NEOCLASSICAL; RENAISSANCE REVIVAL
Roof Material TERRA COTTA
Wall Material STONE
Window Material UNCOLLECTED
Door Material ALUMINUM
Decorative Details KAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE ENSCIRBED ON FRIEZE; FOUR ORNAMENTAL URNS.
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N