NS3975 : Dumbarton Prison - Crown Stone

taken 11 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Prison - Crown Stone
Dumbarton Prison - Crown Stone
See the main item: NS3975 : Remains of Dumbarton Prison.

As described in that item, this is the original crown stone from the prison; it has been moved and is now incorporated into a boundary wall.
Dumbarton Prison
A Geograph article Link discusses the prison in detail. It was built from 182426, enlarged in 1863, and closed in 1883. It then held county records until 1965. During the realignment of Glasgow Road in 1973, the prison was almost entirely demolished. An entrance portico survives in place; some cell windows and a Royal Cipher have also been preserved, and are now incorporated in the modern (1973) boundary wall.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Ruin (from Tags)
Prison 
Place (from Tags)
Dumbarton 
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Closeup 
Architect (from Tags)
James Gillespie Graham  Robert Scott 
Category
Stone relief   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3986 7534 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.6604N 4:33.9484W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3986 7534
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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