H8845 : The junction of George's Road and Barrack Hill, Armagh

taken 6 years ago, near to Armagh, Northern Ireland

The junction of George's Road and Barrack Hill, Armagh
The junction of George's Road and Barrack Hill, Armagh
The high wall is that of the former Armagh Gaol.
Armagh Gaol

Former gaol in the centre of Armagh which was opened around 1780 and closed in 1986 H8745 : Armagh Prison.. The sites at LinkExternal link , LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link will give useful historical information. There have been plans to completely refurbish the buildings, possibly as a hotel, but, at the time of writing, no redevelopment looks likely in the immediate future.

Parts of the building are open for tours - see LinkExternal link for access.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 17 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Public buildings and spaces  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! H 880 451 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:20.8207N 6:38.8140W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! H 880 450
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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