Historic England

Organisation: Archive, Library

Collections held: Courts, Prisons

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

The relevant collections are primarily C20 photography, plans and reports created as part of projects which systematically investigated and recorded the historical architecture of prisons and courts.

Online catalogue: http://archive.historicengland.org.uk/

Swindon SN2 2EH, United Kingdom

Contact: archive@historicengland.org.uk, tel 01793 414600

Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

“Picturing England: the photographic collections of Historic England” (Evans, Winter, Woodward, 2015) includes details of our history.

Who can access the collection?

External (public), Online access (catalogue only), Online (digital records)

How big is the collection?

Documents: 501-1000
Photographs: 10,001-20,000
Objects: None
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: None

Photo credits

Banner and side image ©Crown copyright. Historic England Archive.