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  SHC QS5 /4/6/90. This Source is a design from 1818 for a new House of Correction. It shows the architect's attempts to build a clean, healthy prison. The "spokes of a wheel" plan, around a central block, made the wings easy for the gaolers to control.
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  Source 3: what features of this design were improvements on the situations described in sources 1 & 2?
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  SHC QS5 /4/6/90. design from 1818 for a new House of Correction