Warwick. Dungeon behind Shire Hall

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Date:1890 - 1899 (c.)

Description:The Dungeon in the courtyard at the back of Shire Hall, Warwick, in which the Quakers were imprisoned in 1681. It is said that 56 were put in here at any one time. There were eight stout posts, in each of which was a staple through which ran a chain. In the middle was a cesspit. 1890s


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1890s
Warwick.  Dungeon behind Shire Hall
Warwick. Dungeon behind Shire Hall

The Dungeon in the courtyard at the back of Shire Hall, Warwick. This drawing represents ...

1930s
Warwick.  Aerial view of Shire Hall
Warwick. Aerial view of Shire Hall

Ariel view of Shire Hall and Courthouse, Warwick. 1930s

1950s
Warwick.  Shire Hall, Old Dungeon
Warwick. Shire Hall, Old Dungeon

Old dungeon in the Shire Hall, Warwick. 1951

1970s
Warwick.  Barrack Street, police station, demolition
Warwick. Barrack Street, police station, demolition

Demolition of old police station by the Bridewell in Barrack Street, Warwick. 1972...

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Source: Heritage and Culture Warwickshire, Warwickshire County Council

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