SP6934 : The Museum

taken 11 years ago, near to Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

The Museum
The Museum
The Museum, Buckingham, originally a Gaol, one of the first purpose built Gaols in the country. Originally built in 1748.

Aylesbury is now the centre of administration for Buckinghamshire. The Summer Assizes (Law Courts) were moved there from Buckingham in 1707 and the town suffered a major fire in 1725.

However Browne Willis, member of parliament for Buckingham, together with Lord Cobham of Stowe had the Assizes returned in 1747 and arranged for the building of the Gaol.
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SP6934, 78 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 June, 2007
Category
Museum / Heritage Centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 696 341 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0588N 0:59.2021W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 696 340
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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