Gaoler's Mews

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This small two-cell courtyard built in the 18th century and burned down in the Great Fire later only to be restored again. It is a Gastown landmark that consists mainly of a commemorative sign and some bars in the cobblestone alley way that used to hold the frontier town's unruly citizens, but it's a must-visit for the turn-of-the-century tales it carries. The small square with its antique light fixtures and explanatory plaques now features studios, offices, and a charming pub called the Irish Heather.

Location:  12 Water Street