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HMP Everthorpe, Everthorpe, East Riding of Yorkshire

HMP Everthorpe, Everthorpe,  East Riding of Yorkshire
Photograph taken 1996 © Historic England Archive ref: aa96_06031

This shows the inside of the prison. It was originally built as as 'borstal' or young offenders prison in the 1950s. These prisons were intended to prevent younger criminals reoffending by offering education and training, not just punishment.