The Bridewell

and the Jail Convenor's House


Engraving from Modern Athens - published 1829

East End of the Bridewell and Jail Convenor's House

Engraving from 'Modern Athens'  -  hand coloured  -  The Bridewell

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Drawn by Thomas H Shepherd

Engraved by W Tombleson



The Bridewell & The Jail Convener's House

The Bridewell was a House of Correction, built in Regent Road.  Similar establishments were created in several cities around Britain.

Here is another view of the Bridewell that appeared in Modern Athens:

Engraving in 'Modern Athens'  -  The Bridewell or house of correction

Please click here to read comments on the Bridewell,

taken from the book Modern Athens in which these engravings appeared.



Engravings from Modern Athens  -  Published 1829

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