The project reveals different layers of history. Uncovering of stone flag floors, removal of paint from stone walls to reveal construction techniques, and increased visibility to former openings allowed for a more complex experience of the history of the place.
This project developed from a deep understanding of the four cell block divisions. Documentary evidence, and physical investigations guided the process.
This project built on an earlier project that reconstructed a number of cells to interpret the evolution of convict establishment and prison accommodation through the 139 year history.