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Beneath a block of flats in London lies the Clerkenwell catacombs, boasting 9000sq ft of vaults. This viewpoint will explore the history of Clerkenwell Prison, most well-known for the attempted escape of Ricard O’Sullivan Burke.
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.
The Tower of London
Although never officially a prison, the Tower of London has held hundreds of London’s most dangerous prisoners. Like the story of the Tower itself, its role as prison is a varied one.