House of Correction

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Remains of Hexham House of Correction (1783-1865), including men's day and night cells, cell doors, barbed windows, displays on history

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

By appointment only

Admission charges

£2 per school child, accompanying adults free. Other group charges, please phone for details.


  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums
  • British Association of Friends of Museums

Copy documents and associated artefacts held in Border Library, Moothall for work before or after visit to House of Correction.

Collection details

Architecture, Archives, Law and Order, Social History

House of Correction
Tyne Green Road
NE46 3NH


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