SD4761 : Cells in block C

taken 1 month ago, near to Lancaster, Lancashire, England

Cells in block C
Cells in block C
For centuries, Lancaster Castle housed a prison. The cells in block C were designed on the "Panopticon" principle proposed by Jeremy Bentham. Cells were arranged around a circular tower to facilitate supervision from a central point,

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 June, 2024   (more nearby)
Friday, 7 June, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4736 6183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:2.9838N 2:48.3295W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4736 6184
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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