Dartmoor Prison, Dartmoor Forest, Devon

Dartmoor Prison, Dartmoor Forest, Devon
Photograph taken 1951-1963 © Historic England Archive ref: HAW 9396/21

A view of the prison which was first built in 1806 for prisoners from the Napoleonic war. Most of the original buildings were replaced in the mid 19th-century.

Location

Devon Dartmouth

Period

1950s (1950 - 1959)

Tags

aerial view georgian victorian prison military war punishment crime 1950s (1950 - 1959)