Demolition of the Gate-house, Stafford Gaol,

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Description:The prison gate-house was demolished in 1952 in order to widen Gaol Road.

The new gate-house, seen on the left, was built by the prisoners before the old one was destroyed.


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Donor ref:P97.004.0320 (18/700)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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