Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
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This was also called the Old Bailey, and is at the location of today's courthouse of the same name. There is more history here: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/history/the-old-...
Hall, or the Sessions House, was also called the Old Bailey, after the street in which it was located, just off Newgate Street and next to Newgate Prison, in the western part of the City of London. Over the course of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the building was remodelled in ways which both reflected and influenced the changing ways trials were carried out and reported (see trial procedures). The current Old Bailey Courthouse stands on the same site.shows the rebuilt building:1673
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