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 Demolition of Portland Gaol 1937

Demolition of the Portland Gaol 1937
  • Built 1845
  • Extended 1849
  • Demolished 1937
  • The gaol was in use until 1893,when it was closed, and the furniture sold, as part of a stringent Government retrenchment
  • Today one wall still stands, in perfect condition between the Court House and Police Station
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Created 18 August 1998

Modified 31July 2005