NT6420 : Jedburgh Castle and Jail

taken 12 years ago, near to Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

Jedburgh Castle and Jail
Jedburgh Castle and Jail
Dating from 1823, Jedburgh jail is the only example of a Howard reform prison in Scotland, and sits on the site where Jedburgh Castle once stood. The castle was built originally as a motte and bailey by David I in the twelfth century, and gradually evolved into a stone castle. Under constant attack during the wars between Scotland and England, the castle was finally demolished by the Scots in 1409 to prevent it falling into English hands.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 1 November, 2010
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Museum / Heritage Centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 648 201 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:28.4125N 2:33.4654W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NT 648 201
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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