Great Missenden Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   The Cage

Nation   England

County   Buckinghamshire

Location   110 High Street, (adjacent to former Wagon & Horses pub and fire station)  Great Missenden

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed with adjacent former pub.

Description

'C18, brick, front elevation rendered and painted. Old tiled hipped roof. Two storeys three C19 sash windows to ground floor, modern door on right of centre. Three 3-light casements to first floor. Stack with offsets on right flank wall. Small rectangular one storey brick outbuilding on right, old tiled hipped roof, corbelled eaves, door on south wall. Said to be parish pound or lockup, restored by Parish Council in 1896. Included for group value.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Wagon and Horses Public House with Outbuilding to South', Great Missenden, LEN1332542

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  • The Photo © David Hillas (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Wagon and Horses Public House with Outbuilding to South', Great Missenden, LEN1332542

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1332542
  • Roy's Blog, 'BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. Lock-ups at Amersham, Beaconsfield, Great Missenden, Wendover and West Wycombe.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-amersham-beaconsfield-great.html

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