Location Beneath the Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened Unknown
Year closed 1853
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Prison
'[The Rougement Hotel] was constructed over the remains of the original city prison which had previously transferred here when the old Southgate prison had closed. Some basement cells still survive and until recently old manacles still hung on the walls. The prison inmates were moved to the new County Jail in New North Road. This was built in 1853 with a magnificent entranceway. We managed a glimpse of this from Northernhay Gardens. '
Exeter Local History Society, 'Architecture Above the Eyeline in Central Exeter: A Guided Tour by Malcolm Grigorey'
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