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09-02-2005, 06:53 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile6195/Prison,-Manchester,-UK.htm>Prison, Manchester, UK</a></b><br><br>Strangeways Prison was built to replace New Bailey prison in Salford which closed in 1868.<br><br>
It was designed by Alfred Waterhouse in 1861, using the Panopticon (radial) concept and construction was completed in 1869.<br><br>A total of 100 hangings have been carried out here, the last one in 1964.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/668337strang-150.jpg>