Clerkenwell Prison in London

Located in London, Clerkenwell Prison held prisoners awaiting trial. It was rebuilt in 1818 and 1847 on the site of two earlier prisons, the Clerkenwell Bridewell and New Prison, and was called the House of Detention. It was demolished in 1890.


Latitude: 51.524159000000
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Timeline of Events Associated with Clerkenwell Prison in London

Date Event Manage
1 Dec 1867

Clerkenwell Prison bombing

A bomb planted by Irish Fenians at Clerkenwell Prison in London exploded on 13 December 1867, killing over a dozen people and injuring many more.

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