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New Gate Prison

The original wall of Newgate Prison can still be seen here behind the Amen Court of the Old Bailey. This viewpoint takes a look at some of the early prison architecture in London.

Horsemonger Lane Gaol

Newington Gardens offers a pleasant afternoon stroll in Southwark, however, the park has a long history. Between the years 1791 and 1799, Horsemonger lane goal – one of Southwark’s biggest prisons – operated on this site.

Coldbath Fields Prison

Today the site of one of London’s most notorious prisons is occupied by the Mount Pleasant office. During the years Coldbath Fields Prison operated, it had a reputation for severity. This viewpoint will take a look at the history of Coldbath and explore the stories behind the reputation.

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7 Polworth Road, Streatham – childhood home of notorious black magician, Aleister Crowley.

Former home of notorious black magician, Aleister Crowley, the “wickedest man in the world”.