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Bunhill Fields

Bunhill Fields was the burial ground for more than 123,000 nonconformists in the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries.

The Perwich School

In the 17th century, the Perwich school was one of the biggest and most renowned girls’ schools in the London area and the country. The school taught girls from middling and elite families how to be accomplished and successful wives, mothers, and women in their own right.

Devonshire House

Before Devonshire House was the headquarters of the Religious Society of Friends in Britain from 1794 until 1925, it was a large house called Fisher’s Folly.

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Bridewell Prison

The original building of Birdewell, London’s first house of correction, was largely destroyed in the great fire of London. However, original architecture can be found at the entrance to an otherwise unassuming Unilever building on new bridge street.