SK3436 : Derby - Vernon Gate

taken 7 years ago, near to Derby, Great Britain

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Derby - Vernon Gate
Derby - Vernon Gate
The way that office blocks have been built on this site behind the facade can be seen here. The building opened in 1827 as the County Gaol. In 1886 its name was changed to HM Prison Derby. From 1919-29 it acted as a military prison and then for part of the period 1933-88 it functioned as an up-market Greyhound Stadium. It is now a business park on South Street, at the end of Vernon Street.
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SK3436, 338 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3431 3633 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.3976N 1:29.4669W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3432 3633
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Former Gaol  Former Military Prison  Former Greyhound Stadium 

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