Central Criminal Court
   On the east side of the Old Bailey at the corner of Newgate Street (P.O. Directory).
   On the site of Newgate Prison. Prior to the removal of the Prison, the Court stood further north on the same side of the street. The site was called "Sessions House Yard in O. and M. 1677.
   In Stow's time it was called the "Sessions hal" (S. 391), and it was rebuilt 1785-6.
   Erected on the present site and opened 1905.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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