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RULES of the KINGS BENCH PRISON

RULES of the KINGS BENCH PRISON

Publisher: Belch, William

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: ca. 1830

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 16.49

Item number: 49

Length: 114

Width: 152

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: Scale not given

The title of this plan appears at top left, with an explanatory note at top right and compass star at bottom right. The first King's Bench Prison in Borough High Street, Southwark, was demolished in 1754. This rebuilt prison was mainly used for debtors and people convicted of libel.

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