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New Debtors' Prison,
White Cross Street.

This prison has been lately erected to confine those unfortunate persons who would otherwise have been incarcerated with felons of every description within the walls of Newgate. This will be a great advantage. It is erected on the site of the Peacock Brewhouse. The first stone was laid in 1813. It is calculated to hold 400 prisoners.

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Source: Leigh's New Picture of London. Printed for Samuel Leigh, 18, Strand;
by W. Clowes, Northumberland Court. 1819