"until poor Dermot was sentenced to fifteen of the best in Wormwood Scrubs. "
 Entrance to 'the scrubs'
Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike Entrance to 'the scrubs' - Credit: David Hawgood

Wormwood Scrubs is an area near Hammersmith in West London. Wormwood Scrubs (or simply The Scrubs)  is also the name given to the prison located here. This category B prison was built by convicts in the late nineteenth-century and can boast Charles Bronson, Pete Doherty and Lord Alfred Douglas (Oscar Wilde's boyfriend) among its former inmates.