Buckingham, The Gaol, High Street

Copyright © Kevin Quick. Photo taken 2004


Buckingham Gaol was built in 1748, and was provided by the Temple family of Stowe. The construction of this building was all part of a failed campaign to regain the status of Buckingham as the county town and coincided with the resumption of the Summer Assizes in Buckingham. The semi-circular addition to the front of the gaol was added in 1839 to provide accomodation for the superintendent


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