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Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit Marshalsea Prison - Angel Alley

Plaque: Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit


The heroine of Dickens' novel Little Dorrit was one resident who was not a prisoner.

Site: Marshalsea Prison - Angel Alley (5 memorials)

SE1, Borough High Street, Angel Alley

We've put the pin for these 5 plaques at the entrance to the alleyway.  In our picture you can see the old wall, the steel plaque and the first of the stone plaques which are laid into the ground of the alley at intervals.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit

Information Subjects commemorated


Little Dorrit

A novel by Charles Dickens first published in serial form 1855 and 1857.  The...

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Charles Dickens

Born No. 1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, Portsmouth (where there is a museum). ...

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Marshalsea Prison

Originally built to hold prisoners being tried by the Marshalsea Court an...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit

Information Also at this site


Marshalsea 1 - stone - round

Quoted from Chapter 3 of Little Dorrit.

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Marshalsea 2 - steel

The plaque refers to 'wall mounted artworks' but we did not see any on our vi...

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Marshalsea 4 - stone - spiral

Quoted from Charles Dickens' preface to Little Dorrit.

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Marshalsea 5 - stone - at gates

This is our first push-me-pull-you plaque.  It is in Angel Alley at the gates...

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