Map showing Bethlem Hospital, Moorfields, in 1799
This map has been scanned from a photocopy of part of Horwoods Map of 1799.
The position corresponds to that of today's Finsbury Circus
names of the roads to the east preserve the location of the
The sketch map, underneath the main map, locates the old and new Bedlams in relation to the 1751 St Luke's Hospital and modern streets and buildings.
Opposite Old Bethlem is Devonshire Street where, at this time, Quakers from all over Britain gathered for their Yearly Meeting every spring. The Yorkshire Quaker family of Tuke were developing new methods of confining and treating the insane.