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The Central Criminal Court, universally known as The Old Bailey, is a Crown Court[?] (criminal high court) based in London, dealing with severe cases in the U.K.. It stands on the site of the mediaeval Newgate Gaol[?]. The present building dates from 1907. The Old Bailey is where Sir John Mortimer, the real life author of the fictional character Horace Rumpole[?] of Rumpole of the Bailey[?] practiced as a barrister.

See also: Courts of the United Kingdom

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