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HM Prison Dartmoor, Dartmoor Forest, Devon

Harold Wingham1959-07-23

Historic England

Historic England
London, United Kingdom

Dartmoor Prison was built in response to overcrowded prisoner of war hulks at Chatham, Portsmouth and Plymouth. The foundation stone was laid in 1806 and the first inmates received in 1809. It became a civilian prison in 1850.

Copyright Historic England Archive. Harold Wingham Collection HAW_9396_22

Details

  • Title: HM Prison Dartmoor, Dartmoor Forest, Devon
  • Creator: Harold Wingham
  • Date Created: 1959-07-23
  • Rights: Copyright Historic England Archive. Harold Wingham Collection

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