Stratford has some very interesting architecture and none more interesting than the Perth County Courthouse.
It was opened on May 9, 1887 at a cost of $66,738.68 which would be $1,679,371.86 in today's dollars. That's a very good deal!
This building is an excellent example of High Victorian architecture; it combines bichromal masonry and a variety of building materials with features from different architectural styles. Italianate brackets adorn the cornice, while several Queen Anne features include the medieval tower; moulded brick chimneys; and the introduction of small multiple paned windows. (from a pdf I could not link to here)
Here are some of the details on the walls. I have come to really appreciate this kind detail.
This design fronts a roof peak. I like the baby holding the big sword!