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Workhouse Dining Hall. An interestingly informative website about workhouse locations, including the Poplar worksite.


Map reveals London’s chilling public execution sites

Newgate prison was built by King Henry II in the 12th century and it remained in operation until 1902. This drawing shows an execution before the debtor's door at the prison


Last night we had a frightful one. I and beyonce had a little sleep in the toilet and we woke up in an awful mood as we were to later find out we were LOCKED in Station house. At first there was fright however looking at the bottles around us we realised we were in heaven. We then were rudely interrupted by the owner of station house after the rude alarms kept on going off. There were mixed emotions being in the pub by ourselves however we've realised it was a moment to go down in history…


Cane Hill was an insane asylum in Croydon, London in use until 1991 when – by all appearances – everyone just got up and walked out. Some of the inmates were transferred to other secure locations but the hospital, and much of the medical apparatus still remains.


Confined Places: The History of High Royds Insane Asylum

High Royds Insane Asylum. First opened in 1888, the site operated as psychiatric hospital for over a century until its final closure in 2003.


Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Cambodia - is a remnant and a reminder of one of the most brutal genocides in history. It was once the home of a death camp and is believed to be haunted by the 17,000-20,000 inmates that died there (only 7-12 survived the torture and murders). When discovered in 1979, a visiting photographer and accompanying journalists had to wade through numerous, rotting corpses. Photos are displayed in the museum.


The evil women who guarded the Nazi concentration camp of Ravensbruck

Giggling over genocide: They flirted with the SS, wore pink underwear and even had a hair salon - the female death camp guards as evil as the men More than 50,000 women slaughtered at concentration camp Ravensbruck It was Hitler's biggest all-female death camp, located in northern Germany Pretty female guards with fashionable hair would release dogs on inmates One guard, known as ‘beautiful bitch’, had penchant for torturing pisoners ‘Her eyes shone when she beat…