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Newgate was a city ​​gate to the west of the Roman / Medieval city ​​walls of London . It was between Ludgate, more west of the city, and Aldersgate, more east . From 1188 to 1902 Newgate was home to the infamous Newgate Prison . Today the Criminal Court " Old Bailey " stands at this point .

The Newgate Street just north of St Paul's Cathedral . In the west it leads to the Holborn Viaduct and in the east it flows into the Cheapside.

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Coordinates: 51 ° 30 ′ 57.8 "  N , 0 ° 6 ′ 5.1"  W.