Prisons, jails and correctional facilities.|
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|Jugendwekhof Torgau was a institution in the GDR, where teenagers, who did not fit into the image of socialist society should be re-educated. This happened politically in the first place, and only incidentally Vocational. In addition to the indoctrination of young people were given an almost useless part of training, with which they could possibly perform minor ancillary activities. |
|The Inveraray Gaol in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland is known as a living 19th-century prison.|
Designed by James Gillespie Graham (1776–1855) in 1813 after original plans by Robert Reid in 1807. The original plans had called for a courthouse and three prisons, one for males, one for females and one for debtors. The ground obtained was sufficient for such an ambitious plan, ...
|Isle of Man Prison is a mixed-use prison located in the Jurby parish of the Isle of Man. The prison is operated by the Isle of Man Prison Service (part of the Department of Home Affairs) and is the only functioning prison on the island.|
It replaced the old Victoria Road Prison in Douglas.
|Victoria Road Prison is a former prison, located on Victoria Road in Douglas, capital of the Isle of Man. Victoria Road Prison was the first purpose-built prison to be constructed on the Isle of Man, and held prisoners from April 1891 to August 2008 when the new Isle of Man Prison opened.|
|Bodmin Jail (alternatively Bodmin Gaol) is a tourist attraction and former prison situated in Bodmin, on the edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. Now partially in ruins, the building displays small exhibits of offenders imprisoned in Bodmin and offers a grim view into the criminal culture of Cornwall in days gone by. The exhibits are not lavish and are fairly basic in design, showcasing gory manneq...||11/09/2009||527|
|Prince Rupert's Tower, or The Roundhouse, is an old Bridewell or lock-up that is still located on Everton Brow, in Netherfield Road, Everton, Liverpool. It is used on the crest of Everton F.C.. The tower takes it name from Prince Rupert of the Rhine who stayed in the village a century earlier.|
It was built in 1787, and was used to incarcerate wrong-doers until they could be haule...
|The Hexham Old Gaol (Pronounced jail) is in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, England. It is reputed to be the oldest purpose-built prison in England.|
The gaol was built under the order of William Melton, the Archbishop of York, in 1330–33. It held prisoners from Hexhamshire and also, in the 16th century, from the English Middle March, before their trial in the Moothall Court R...
|HMP Belfast, also known as Crumlin Road Gaol is a former prison situated in north Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is the only Victorian era prison remaining in Northern Ireland and has been derelict since 1996.|
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has given it a grade A listed building status because of its architectural and historical significance. The Crumlin Road Courthouse, ...
|Old Newgate Prison was a Colonial American prison in what is now East Granby, Connecticut. It is now a historic site.|
The prison was originally a copper mine, opened in 1705, and is believed to be the first copper mine in America. After mining operations proved unprofitable, the colony of Connecticut converted it to a prison, like its London namesake Newgate Prison. The first pri...
|The military prison Schwedt was the only military prison in the German Democratic Republic and was in the northeast city of Brandenburg Schwedt / Oder. It was the detention of members of the National People's Army used. The reasons for the detentions are divided equally into normal crimes such as assault or robbery, and crimes such as military command denial, desertion or alcohol at the service...||01/10/2009||705|
|San Francisco jail #3 has been closed and is scheduled for demolition. It has been replaced with San Francisco jail #7, which is partially visible behind jail #3.||11/05/2008||705|
|This is the Belle Glade prison in Florida.||07/03/2008||900|
|Camp 1391 |
Camp 1391 is a controversial Israel Defense Force prison. The existence of the camp and its inmates was completely unknown to the public until 2004 and details of its nature are still not entirely clear.
Anlage 1391 bzw. "Facility 1391" ist ein Geheimgefängnis unbekannter Lage in Israel.
|Is a low security prison in country South Australia. Most peculiar is the fact that there are no walls or fences to prevent escapes!!||05/14/2008||772|
|Søby Søgaard State Prison is an open prison. It was opened 1933 as a juvenile prison but became an ordinary prison in 1973. It can house 134 inmates.|
It's located in a formor manor dating back to the 15th. century.
|Nyborg State Prison was opened 1913 as a juvenile prison but became an ordinary prison in 1973.|
The prison can house 231 male inmates, 24 of them as detentions of the police of Nyborg.
|Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, is the territory's main prison.||02/10/2008||1,441|
|Fuchu Prison is the largest prison in Japan and contains both Japanese and foreign prisoners. The Japanese prisoners are male offenders 26 years old or over with prison terms of less than 8 years, who have past prison records, lack the desire for rehabilitation, and are difficult to treat. Many of the inmates are members of criminal organizations, substance abusers or vagrants. They are often m...||02/10/2008||1,105|
|Today the Chiang Mai Woman Correctional Institution houses just under 2,300 women between the ages of eighteen and eighty three, and is the only female-only penitentiary institution in the north of Thailand.|
|Kerobokan Prison is a prison located in Denpasar on the Indonesian island of Bali. The prison opened in 1979 and contains about 100 male and female prisoners of various nationalities. Most have been convicted of drug smuggling and narcotics offenses.||02/10/2008||1,882|
|Prison Saint Michel à Toulouse, France||01/17/2008||940|
| This is only privately operated prison in New South Wales.most criminals housed here are not big time bandits and in Australia its classed as a prison farm. but still it is a prison non the less.||01/09/2008||899|
|Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.||11/03/2007||1,558|