Location 18 Gaol Street Pwllheli
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Building Type Unknown
Remarks Now a retail shop. Grade II listed building (https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/300004487-alcatraz-pwllheli#.XQarErxKiUk) but says nothing of lock-up function.
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Description: Hen garchar Pwllheli Old gaol This building was the town prison on Stryd Moch (Pig Street) English name Gaol Street. It is now a clothes shop, appropriately named Alcatraz.
Photo by: Photo © Alan Fryer (cc-by-sa/2.0)