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08 July 2010

1883 – Vaughan Street Jail, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Walter Chesterton & Samuel Hooper Built in 1881, this building was the provincial jail receiving criminals from Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Ontario. Men, women and children were housed here in the late...

11 June 2010

1794 – Debtors Prison, Green Street, Dublin

The former Debtors Prison on Green Street is adjacent to the current Courthouse and site of Newgate Gaol. It is a U-shape in plan with the two arms visable from the rear on...

23 April 2010

1992 – Provincial Remand Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Gaboury Préfontaine Perry Architects

08 April 2010

1835 – Arbour Hill Prison, Dublin

Architect: Jacob Owen, Joshua Webb, Richard Cuming The smallest of Dublin’s Victorian prisons, Arbour Hill Prison was originally designed in 1835 by Jacob Owen and later rebuilt in 1845 by Sir Joshua Webb...

28 January 2010

1796 – Kilmainham Jail, Dublin

Built in 1796, Kilmainham Jail has witnessed many of the events leading to Irish independence: Prisoners from the United Irish Rebellion of 1796, the Emmet Rebellion of 1803, the Great Famine of 1845...

19 January 2010

1830 – Former Gaol, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: John Killay Now the entrance to a factory, only this massive machiolated gatehouse remains of the old Gaol. Completed in 1830 the gaol received prisoners for over a hundred years until the...

06 January 2010

1853 – Garda Station, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: John Neville Designed as the County Gaol by John Neville, and now in use as the town’s Garda Station. This is a fine if overblown piece of architecture. Neville was the County...

16 December 2009

1808 – Morrin College, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Thomas Baillargé In the days of New France, the Royal Redoubt, stood on the site of the Morrin Centre. These enclosed defensive works were adjacent to the original city walls. Initially used...

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