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Latitude: 51.5248 / 51°31'29"N
Longitude: -0.1065 / 0°6'23"W
OS Eastings: 531459
OS Northings: 182348
OS Grid: TQ314823
Mapcode National: GBR N7.7L
Mapcode Global: VHGQT.3YK0
Entry Name: Cells, Former House of Detention, Kingsway College Clerkenwell Close
Listing Date: 30 September 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297973
English Heritage Legacy ID: 369332
Location: Islington, London, EC1R
Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell
Built-Up Area: Islington
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St James Clerkenwell
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ3182SE SANS WALK
635-1/73/755 (North side)
Cells, former House of Detention,
Kingsway College Clerkenwell Centre
Group of cells. South-west of the former Hugh Myddelton
Schools, originally part of the male corridor of the Middlesex
House of Detention. 1845-7. By William Moseley. Brick laid in
English bond, shallow-arched ceiling of brick, partly carried
on cast-iron columns and wrought-iron beams with cross braces;
stone floor; five bays of unequal width; seven cells to the
north, three to the south, most with flat-arched entrances.
These cells relate to the rest of the surviving prison,
included as part of former House of Detention, below Kingsway
College Clerkenwell Centre (q.v.)
(Historians' file, English Heritage London Division).
Listing NGR: TQ3145982348
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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