Caswell County Jail
The old Caswell County Jail building is located immediately southwest of the historic 1861 Caswell County Courthouse. While the exact construction date of the Jail is unknown, it was built in the late 1800s or early 1900s. The Jail is a two-story brick Romanesque Revival style building with segmental-arched windows and a rich brick corbel cornice. The back left room of the first floor and the entire second story were used to house prisoners. Here are found the original iron cells, gallows, and doors made by Stewart Jail Works Company of Cincinnati, Ohio.

The remainder of the building, consisting of the five rooms on the first story, served as the jailer's living quarters, with a metal food slot between the jailer's kitchen and the first-floor prisoners' quarters. The jailer often was the Caswell County Sheriff who, with his family, occupied the Jail along with the prisoners.
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