Details for Bastrop County Jail (Atlas Number 5021009154)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021009154


Marker Number 9154
Atlas Number 5021009154
Marker Title Bastrop County Jail
Index Entry Bastrop County Jail
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 677465
UTM Northing 3321181
Subject Codes jails and prisons; design and construction
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Pine and Waters Streets, Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Designed by Eugene T. Heiner of Houston, this building was erected in 1891-92 by contractors Martin, Byrne & Johnston. Red brick trim decorates the tan brick walls. A pressed metal cornice encircles the structure, and a mansard roof tops one end. Jailer's quarters were located on the first floor and cell blocks on the second and third, which appear to be one floor on the exterior. This edifice served as the Bastrop County Jail until 1974. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977