Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, GAOL (NEW)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, GAOL (NEW)
Date: 1835
Nature: New bridewell, replacing that of c.1765, under construction in 1835 and contracted to be finished 1 Jan 1836. 2 storeys, 65 x 32ft, with 4 airing yards for male and female debtors and male and female criminals. Total area 130 x 100 ft. Will cost £1,400 (£900 from county and £500 from Coleraine Corporation)..
Refs: Report of a visit to the estates of the Honorable the Irish Society in Londonderry and Coleraine in the year 1834, ?; A. Day, P. McWilliams & L. English, eds., Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol. 33, 58