A priest hole was a room built in English Catholic homes during the late 16th century while Catholics were being legally persecuted.

Harney Hall had a priest hole. (AUDIO: The Devil's Armada)

When Roundheads and Royalists attacked each other in the village of Little Hodcombe in 1643, Will Chandler took refuge from the violence in a priest hole. (TV: The Awakening)

Clyde Langer and Luke Smith escape from the nuns at St Agnes Abbey using the priest hole tunnels. (PROSE: Eye of the Gorgon)