Clerkenwell Crime and Punishment

clerkenwell prison wall

Turbulent centuries of monasteries, vengeance, courthouses, prisons, murder, social reformers, a bomb plot and more…. Clerkenwell lies just outside the old City, originally the location of the monastic houses from … Read more

The Cold Bath in Clerkenwell


In an unobtrusive turning off Farringdon Road lies the site of the ‘Cold Bath’ spring. First discovered in the late 1600s and turned into a spa with claimed medicinal waters, … Read more