Fremantle Prison

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Fremantle Prison buildings, wall, and tunnels. North is at the left side of this diagram.
English: Fremantle Prison, sometimes referred to as Fremantle Gaol or Fremantle Jail, is a former Australian prison on The Terrace, Fremantle, in Western Australia. The 6-hectare (15-acre) site includes the prison cellblocks, gatehouse, perimeter walls, cottages, tunnels, and prisoner art. It was initially known as the Convict Establishment or The Establishment, constructed as a prison for convicts, using convict labour, between 1851 and 1859. The prison was transferred to the colonial government in 1886 for use for locally-sentenced prisoners. The prison remained open until 1991, when it was replaced by the new maximum-security Casuarina Prison.

Gatehouse complex[edit]

Main Cell Block[edit]

Main Cell Block layout

Exterior[edit]

Interior corridors[edit]

One Division[edit]

Three Division[edit]

Four Division[edit]

Cells[edit]

Yards[edit]

Kitchen and kitchen yard[edit]

Solitary confinement and punishment yard[edit]

Execution chamber[edit]

Chapels[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Underground rooms[edit]

New Division[edit]

Exterior[edit]

Interior corridor[edit]

Cells[edit]

English: Prisoners were moved between their own individual day, night, and bathroom cells so each could be thoroughly searched every day.

Yard[edit]

Women's Prison[edit]

The Terrace[edit]

Walls and Guard towers[edit]

Workshops[edit]

Tunnels, reservoir, and pumps[edit]

Hospital[edit]

Paths and open spaces[edit]

People[edit]

Art[edit]

Prisoners works[edit]

Documents[edit]

Prisoner messages[edit]