Courtyard Plaques

When the Courthouse opened in 2004, local artist Les Biggs created the bronze plaques which are inserted in the courtyard’s York paving stones. These are based on actual 19th century legal documents, recording some of the shenanigans which came before the Otley bench!

Witness has mouse in his clothing copyAssault Anne Clutterbuck v Mary Lea copyStealing Fruit copyStealing eggs and Gooseberries copyReleasing Pigs into the Pound copy




Making Weight copyPlaying Pitch and Toss on the Highway copyAssault Anne Clutterbuck v Mary Lea copyCharge for leaving an Apprenticeship copy

Picking Pockets at Otley copy