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Herefordshire Archive Service Catalogue
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Figure 1: The location of the various gaols in the city.
Figure 2: The approximate positions of the City Gaol, the Bye Street Gate and the City Wall and Ditch, superimposed on a modern plan of the area.
Figure 3: The suggested location of the Freeman’s prison and its relationship to the Booth Hall and the possible Guild Hall.
Figure 4: The City Gaol in Gaol Street taken from the 1858 Curley plan of Hereford.
Figure 5: Copy of a plan drawn by Thomas Symonds probably about 1788 for an addition and alteration to the Bridewell.
Figure 6: The extent of the St Peter’s Square County Gaol and its ground in 1788 superimposed on a modern plan.
Figure 7: The St Peter’s Square County Gaol and the surrounding properties re-drawn from an original plan of 1788.
Figure 8: The extent of the County Gaol in Bye Street as designed and built by John Nash in 1797.
Figure 9: The extensions and alterations to the County Gaol during the first half of the nineteenth century.
Figure 10: The County Gaol in the 1880s showing the extent of the Governor’s House, the Police Station and the rearranged access.
Figure 11: The County Gaol at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Figure 12: An artist’s impression of the Gaol shortly before its demolition in 1930.
Figure 13: A detailed ground-floor plan of the Prison prepared by the County Surveyor’s Department in 1925.
Figure 14: The first-floor plan of Prison in 1925.
Figure 15: The front and rear elevations of the central range of buildings parallel to Commercial Road in 1925.
Figure 16: Elevations of the two ranges of buildings which ran at right angles to Commercial Road in 1925.
Figure 17: Cross-sections of various parts of the prison in 1925.