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Oxford in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
 

The Perimeter Wall

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
1. The Perimeter Wall Marker
Inscription.
Oxford Preservation Trust
The Perimeter
Wall at Oxford Prison
(1790)
The wall is built close to a stream using large stones with a rubble inner core and smaller loose stones above, and later, razor wire. All this made escape underneath or over the wall very difficut.
 
Erected by The Oxford Preservation Trust.
 
Location. 51° 45.11′ N, 1° 15.773′ W. Marker is in Oxford, England, in Oxfordshire. Marker can be reached from the intersection of New Road and Oxford Castle, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Oxford Castle. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford, England OX1 1ND, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prison Debtors’ Tower (a few steps from this marker); Prison Governor’s House (a few steps from this marker); Archaeology, the Castle Ditch (a few steps from this marker); The Motte and Bailey (a few steps from this marker); Vaulted Well Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison D Wing (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford Castle Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Old County Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .
The Perimeter Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
2. The Perimeter Wall Marker

1. Oxford Castle & Prison. (Submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Oxford Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
The Perimeter Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 8, 2018
3. The Perimeter Wall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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