For sale: Victorian prison with privacy and sea views

By Jamie Buchan

Published: 30/01/2014

It boasts spectacular sea views, spacious facilities, enough bedrooms to cope with the largest of families and extensive security features to ensure absolute privacy.

This unique opportunity, which has gone on the market in the north-east, is not some Grand Designs-style dream home, it is Peterhead Prison, once infamous as Britain’s toughest lock-up.

The Victorian-era jail closed its doors before Christmas.

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