Newgate was a former jail in the city of London. It was built during the reign of Henry I, and in 1241 rebuilt with the sum of 20,000 marks extracted from the wealthy Jews of London. The original building was destroyed in the great fire in 1666, but the prison was rebuilt in 1770. The interior was a...
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Newgate at the west end of Newgate Street was one of the historic seven gates of London Wall round the City of London and one of the six which date back to Roman times. From it a Roman road led west to Silchester. Excavations in 1875, 1903 and 1909 revealed the Roman structure and showed that it co...
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Prison in London, which stood on the site of the Old Bailey central criminal court. Originally a gatehouse (hence the name), it was established in the 12th century, rebuilt after the Great Fire of...
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noun a former prison in London notorious for its unsanitary conditions and burnt down in riots in 1780; a new prison was built on the same spot but was torn down in 1902
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Newgate (nyOO'git) , former prison in the City of London, England, originally in the gatehouse of the principal west gate of London. Dating from the 12th cent. and burned by Wat Tyler's followers in 1381, it was rebuilt in the 15th cent. with funds bequeathed by Sir Richard Whittington. The grea...
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Prison located next door to the Old Bailey Courthouse, which held prisoners awaiting trials and convicted criminals awaiting punishment. Site of public executions between 1783 and 1868.
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1) Dickensian prison 2) Notorious london prison
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