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King’s Bench Prison

Once described as the most desirable place to be imprisoned in London, King’s Bench Prison is most known for its literary connections and long list of notable prisoners.

Wormwood Scrubs Prison

Constructed using convict labour, HMP Wormwood Scrubs was opened in 1891 and is still operational today. This viewpoint will explore the building of Woodworm and how it obtained its rather unusual name.

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.

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Viking Greenwich and a Martyr’s Death

The church of St Alfege was built on the site of the martyrdom of St Ælfheah: the archbishop of Canterbury who, having been kidnapped by Vikings and taken to their camp at Greenwich, was battered to death with animal bones…