The Old Bailey Quiz
A brief introduction to this iconic symbol of British legal history. 10 Questions.
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The Old Bailey is the popular name given to which London law court?
Central Criminal Court
City of London Courts
HM High Court of Justice
The Old Bailey is built on the site of which previous London gaol?
History of the Old Bailey dates back to the 17th century, but the present building was built in 1902 (opened 1907), by which English architect?
Edward William Mountford
Robert Rippon Duke
Which river flows in the bowels of the Old Bailey?
The figure of which ancient Greek Titaness stands atop the Old Bailey's dome and is more commonly known as 'The Figure Of Justice'?
What is the approximate weight of the Old Bailey's 'Figure Of Justice'?
The galleries of how many Old Bailey courts are accessible to the public?
What was the approximate weight of a standard set of manacles worn by male prisoners, in the Old Bailey?
3 - 4 pounds
6 - 8 pounds
8 - 9 pounds
10 - 12 pounds
Apart from its 18 courts, the Old Bailey also boasts how many cells?
What is peculiar about the arches along the Old Bailey's famous 'Dead Man's Walk'?
They are made of differing materials
They have death masks on the keystones
Retreat is prevented by iron spikes
They decrease in size along their length
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