Main Bridewell, Liverpool

LIVERPOOL_mainbridewellThe painted letters on this imposing brick facade and gateway are of Liverpool’s former main bridewell or prison. Built in the 1860s and designed by John Weightman, it was the city’s main lock-up for petty criminals until it’s closure in the 1990s.The sans serif letters are painted on to the brickwork within a painted frame.

Location: Cheapside, Liverpool, UK

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