Gaols

Buildings that house local places of detention for the poor, vagrants, or those awaiting trial; usually spefically for such structures used in Britain between the 11th and 18th centuries.

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20138
Names
gaols Spanish
gaol
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300169222. The J. Paul Getty Trust.