The Gallows Gallery

British gallows prior to 1900. Click on thumbnail to see bigger picture.

Tyburn gallows - the famous "Triple Tree"

Execution Dock at Wapping in London

The gallows outside Newgate in the early 1800's

The gallows outside Newgate in the later 1800's

The gallows at Gloucester prison prior to 1912

The execution shed at Wandsworth prior to 1900

Balcony gallows at York prior to 1900

Interior of a Victorian
execution shed


Full size reproduction of the Nottingham gallows

The trap and lever at Nottingham

The execution shed at Bodmin prison in Cornwall

Woodcut of the gallows at Horsemonger Lane prison in the county of Surrey, early 1800's

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