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The history of Durham Prison
Image 1. Map of Durham showing the location of the old and new prisons.
Image 2. Photograph of a reconstructed prison cell. (Courtesy of Durham Heritage Centre.)
Image 3. Extracts from the Gentleman's Magazine, 1805 containing Neild's description of old Durham Gaol.
Image 4. The diet of Durham prisoners in the 19th century.
Image 5. An escape form used by HM Prison Durham. (Courtesy of HM Prison Durham and John Cavanagh.)
Image 6. Photograph of the entrance to the Bridewell, now a bar.
Image 7. Photograph of Durham Prison. (Courtesy of John Cavanagh)
Image 8. Cover of the Rules for the Governance of Durham Gaol, 1819
Image 9. Chains used in Newgate prison during the 19th century.
Image 10. Scene depicting an execution by Rowlandson.
Image 11. Engraving of Durham Assize Court
Image 12. Photograph of a house with a balcony that stands opposite Durham Assize Court. (Courtesy of John Cavanagh.)
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