Details for Llano County Jail (Atlas Number 5299009448)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5299009448

Data

Marker Number 9448
Atlas Number 5299009448
Marker Title Llano County Jail
Index Entry Llano County Jail
Address 700 Oatman
City Llano
County Llano
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes jails and prisons
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This building was erected in 1895 by the Pauly Jail Building and Manufacturing Co. of St. Louis, Mo. The gray granite for the exterior was quarried in the county. The red roof of the Romanesque revival jail provided the building its nickname, and prisoners often spoke of staying over at the "Red Top." The first floor was used by the jailer for his office and living quarters. The second floor had four cells and two drunk tanks. The third and fourth floors housed the gallows. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979

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Llano County Jail (RTHL)
Llano County Jail (RTHL)