Versatile museum with many historical rooms and exteriors including Original Victorian Civil & Criminal Courtrooms, 19th century laundry area/women's cell, medieval cave system, exercise yard, Georgian debtors wing, Edwardian Police Station, 18th Century prison cells, HM Prison Service Collection in the 1833 Wing, recreated 1950's condemned cell, 19th century Grand Jury Room, contemporary youth court, courtyards, entrance hall with flag stone floor, sweeping staircase, balcony, court gallery. Roof tops with stunning views and chimney stacks. Victorian courts, oak-panelled walls, docks, jury boxes, Judge`s chairs and galleries. Prison cells: grimy stone and brick corridors leading to original Georgian cells. There are also a number of genuine contemporary cells with original metal doors. Plus cavernous subterranean medieval pit cells. Stairwells: There is a number of stone stairwells (including one spiral) and steps leading down from the dock in the Criminal Court as well as steps built in to the cave tunnels. Georgian/Victorian laundry, complete with furnishings and a bathhouse area all with barred windows. Georgian/Victorian slum dwellings: A number of areas with fireplaces and grates with brick or stone walls and splintered wooden floorboards. Police Station: There is a fully furnished contemporary/1980s police station, complete with reception area, cells, perspex-divided interview rooms and showers. Large Victorian function room: With two fireplaces, the Grand Jury Room stands up to 80 and is decorated in a stately fashion. Victorian classroom: With wooden benches, teacher`s desk, blackboard and parker floor. Contemporary classrooms & school corridors: There are a number of educational rooms that double as primary and secondary classrooms, there is also an IT suite. External: The front of the building was built in the 1770s and has a grand foreboding fagade, it can double as a government building, hotel or venue. The front of the building is Georgian and Edwardian and the two buildings are joined on the first floor, creating arches to the main cobbled court yard. Nottinghamshire. A very versatile location with many historical rooms and exteriors including Victorian Civil & Criminal Courtrooms, an Edwardian Police Station and 18th Century prison cells. There are also classrooms, period laundries and slum areas.There are also a number of genuine contemporary cells with original metal doors plus cavernous subterranean medieval pit cells.
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