The Hexham Old Gaol (Pronounced jail) is in the town of Hexham Northumberland. It is reputed to be the oldest purpose-built prison in England. The gaol was built under the order of William Melton the Archbishop of York in 1330–33. (From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.) Each Print is 16-12 Inches Perfect size ready for Framing £9.99 Plus Postage & Packing.