SX0667 : Bodmin Gaol

taken 15 years ago, near to Bodmin, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Bodmin Gaol
Bodmin Gaol
Now largely derelict, though part has been converted into a pub, this was the scene of scene of over 50 public hangings in its 150 years of use. Indeed, the first special train to run on the Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway, which opened in 1834 and ran past the gaol's walls, was to carry spectators to one of these events.
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Friday, 12 September, 2003   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 August, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 06 67 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.5182N 4:43.7061W
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