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Conil de la Frontera – Prision House

Monuments in Cádiz

Prision House – Conil de la Frontera

The Prision House is located next to the Shrine – Chapel of Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, just few meters from the Guzman Tower in the Andalusian town of Conil de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain.

Documents from the municipal archives indicte that after the Tower of Guzman, it is the oldest building in the town.

It was constructed for capitular houses, where the meetings of the Cabildo were celebrated and prision deposit. The damage suffered by this building on the day of the french occupation  of the town in 1810 rendered it unusable for its primitive funtion, and them to jail and municipal warehouse.

Prision House - Conil de la Frontera


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