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Address: Valley Road | Crocus Hill, The Valley, Anguilla
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The ruins of this historic jail on Anguilla's highest point -- 213 ft above...

The ruins of this historic jail on Anguilla's highest point -- 213 ft above sea level. The building itself is not spectacular in any way, but the views are.

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A quick drive-by

Although the highlight of this tiny island are the beaches and the quiet countryside like atmosphere, if one is interested in history or wants a take a break from the beach this... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2015
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Somerset, New Jersey
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very interesting site. Broken glass bottles imbedded on top of wall to keep prisoners in????? Not a lot of historical sights on Anguilla remain. A building with a history.

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Anguilla
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

If you have a rental car this is worth checking out. The ruins are a piece of the islands history and going there will reward you with a great view as well.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Although the highlight of this tiny island are the beaches and the quiet countryside like atmosphere, if one is interested in history or wants a take a break from the beach this site is worth a quick look. Site is foresaken with nothing else around, not maintained but one sees the ruins and can only imagine the plight of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

Very little remains of the old Prison ruins. The view out of over Crocus Bay is worth seeing, but if you turn around you get a great view of the water tanks !

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 June 2008

the old prison was totally blown away by hurricane Janet, with only the basement cells still left behind but only about 5 foot high so watch your head, but now very overgrown, and if it was not for the view at the top would not be worth visiting. do not expect any mountains in Anguilla it is very flat and... More 

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