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Fleet Prison, Farringdon Street

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Fleet Prison: Prisoner at the grating
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Location

5 Fleet Place, Farringdon, London, England

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Fleet Prison was built in 1197 and got its name from the River Fleet, as it was built on the river's eastern bank. The prison was demolished in 1846.