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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Guelph > OR Grounds Guelph
OR Grounds Guelph
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created by Gracetoo on 8/30/2005 5:57 PM
last modified by phrenzee on 3/3/2010 2:30 PM
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Old brickwork at the actual jail. Long stone driveway leading into property. The house at York Road was owned by Better Beef and is now boarded up. Since it closed in 2002, several films have been shot at this location.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Closed
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information

Guelph, Ontario
Owner: Government
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  •  Hazards
  • Security 24/7
  •  Interesting Features
    The old Warden's house is really cool. It is brick and has all kinds of crazy stonework around the edges and some steps down to ?? The actual jail is still standing, the "yard" is readily available for viewing as is the guard house.
    The old jail really is nice on the outside with some great stonework.
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • 24 hour guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • Bullhorns if you go out of bounds,wish I was joking
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1911
    Closed: 2002
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  • Dog (so you can look like you are walking it!)
  •  Recommended Equipment

    The jail was shut down some years ago. The grounds are now used as a dog park, for fishing and stuff. There are still staff in the old building, administrative and security guards.
     Media Coverage
    Canada's Worst Driver 4 was filmed here.
     Future Plans

    Day Trippin
    Tue, Aug 30th, 2005
    posted by Gracetoo

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     Photo Galleries
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    August Sunday Trip
    Tue, Aug 30th, 2005
    posted by Anonymous
    9 pictures
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    Second Trip to the OR
    Wed, Oct 26th, 2005
    posted by Gracetoo
    10 pictures
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    Mon, Mar 27th, 2006
    posted by Gracetoo
    9 pictures
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    The money Shot
    Mon, Jun 5th, 2006
    posted by Gracetoo
    51 pictures
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    Escape from PRISON!!!
    Sun, Nov 9th, 2008
    posted by Lord
    25 pictures
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    November 08
    Sun, Nov 9th, 2008
    posted by Ares
    22 pictures
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    as the gaurd sleeps, inside we creep...
    Tue, Nov 18th, 2008
    posted by logtec
    12 pictures
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    My Time in the Big House
    Wed, Nov 26th, 2008
    posted by battlebran
    14 pictures
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    Fri, Aug 21st, 2009
    posted by phrenzee
    25 pictures

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     Web Links
    (Film shot entirely on location at the Guelph Jail)

    (History of the jail)

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 3/4/2010 12:52 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 4 10 at 0:52, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 3 10 at 14:30, phrenzee changed the following: Future Plans, Web Links
  • on Aug 28 09 at 19:58, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 25 09 at 13:50, phrenzee updated gallery picture Cell
  • on Aug 25 09 at 12:42, phrenzee updated gallery picture woodshop
  • on Aug 25 09 at 12:42, phrenzee updated gallery picture Take aim
  • on Aug 25 09 at 12:41, phrenzee deleted 5 pictures from gallery
  • on Aug 25 09 at 12:36, phrenzee updated gallery picture
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