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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.

Fulham Refuge

Where multiple houses stand today on Burlington Road, one or two of the prison buildings once used for Fulham’s women’s convict prison still stand

The Marshalsea Prison

Marshalsea was known for its imprisonment of the poorest of London’s debtors and became particularly well known through the work of Charles Dickens. Today, we can still see the two gate arches and original brick wall in Southwark, London.

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The Inner Temple

An account of a patch of land between Fleet Street and the Thames. Now occupied residentially by judges and senior lawyers and enclosing the Inner Temple library and nearby Temple Church, the land was originally leased by the Knights Templar in the fourteenth century. Its rose garden was later – according to William Shakespeare – the place where the fifteenth century War of the Roses began.