image © London Metropolitan Archives (City of London) | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © London Metropolitan Archives (City of London) | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Borough Compter

1826

Gideon Yates

From the collection

Title

Borough Compter

Date

1826

Artist

Description

View of Borough Compter, a debtors' prison in Mill Lane, Bermondsey.

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Location

Tooley Street, Southwark, London, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Tww Comment

Borough Compter was moved from Southwark to Tooley Street in 1717, and closed down in 1855.

Credits

Image Credit

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