HM Prison Beechworth

HM Prison Beechworth

HM Prison Beechworth was a medium security Australian prison located in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia. The current structure was built in 1859 and completed in 1864 at a cost of 47,000 pounds. The prison closed in 2004 and the site has been purchased by private contractors. A replacement facility, the Beechworth Correctional Centre, was opened in January 2005.

Notable prisoners

*Ned Kelly, bushranger

ee also

* The Age [ article about closure]

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