Wandsworth Prison, Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, Greater London

Wandsworth Prison,  Heathfield Road, Wandsworth, Greater London
Photograph taken 1945 - 1980 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/05981

Interior view of Wandsworth Prioson showing a prison cell. The prison opened in 1851. It originally had individual cells for 700 inmates, each with a private toilet, but after 1870 the toilets were removed to make way for more prisoners.

Location

Greater London Wandsworth

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Themes

Tags

crime punishment law order prison cell interior victorian (1837 - 1901)