Monument record MYO5060 - Prison

Summary

Prison, built 1826-35, between Clifford's Tower and the Female Prison. It closed as a civil prison in 1900 but continued in use as a military prison until 1929.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6051 5149 (97m by 78m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Prison, built 1826-35, between Clifford's Tower and the Female Prison. It closed as a civil prison in 1900 but continued in use as a military prison until 1929. (1, 2)

1 Clifford's Tower and the castles of York 1987
2 English prisons: an architectural history 2002 Brodie, Allan; Croom, Jane; Davies, James O 144

NMR related object BF061945 York Castle, Castle Precinct, York Includes guidebook photography of the castle and related buildings. Report BF061945/1 was written for The Law Courts of England Project - EHC01/048 and photo job 95/02032 was referred to by the Architectural Investigators during the project.

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Record last edited

Jul 1 2020 10:33AM

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