TQ3279 : Inscription in Angel Place (4)

taken 10 years ago, near to Bermondsey, Southwark, Great Britain

Inscription in Angel Place (4)
Inscription in Angel Place (4)
One of five plaques along the alleyway. This one reads "But whosoever goes into Marshalsea Place .. will find his feet on the very paving-stones of the extinct Marshalsea Jail ... and will stand among the crowding ghosts of many miserable years". A sobering thought.
Angel Place
Angel Place is a long, narrow alleyway connecting the present residential area of Tennis Street at its east end with the historic Borough High Street at the western end.

The alleyway forms part of the site of the former Marshalsea Prison, before that the Surrey County Gaol. Southwark Council 'improved' it with new lighting and paving in 2004, and in 2010 added a series of inscribed stone plaques in the pavement.
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TQ3279, 867 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 29 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 May, 2010
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Jail 
Category
Monument > Inscribed stone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3252 7981 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1019N 0:5.5283W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3252 7981
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