Aldermaston Lock-Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Berkshire

Location   Wasing lane, RG7 4LX/ approximately 25 metres north of Hind's Head Inn, Basingstoke Rd (A340)  Aldermaston

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   1865

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Last used in 1865 when its occupant burnt to death (BBC Berkshire). Grade II listed lock-up

Descriptions

''Lock up. C18. Red brick with grey headers; tiled and shallow brick domed roof. Square plan. One storey. Studded and boarded door to east with grille.''

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock Up Approximately 25 Metres to North of Hind's Head Inn, Aldermaston, LEN 1117349'

'It measures just 7ft 6ins by 6ft'

BBC Berkshire 'Heritage Open Day gives chance to see unusual buildings'

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SOURCES

    Roy's Blog 'BERKSHIRE. Lock-ups at Aldermaston, Hungerford and Pangbourne' (2 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/berkshire-lock-ups-at-aldermaston-and.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock Up Approximately 25 Metres to North of Hind's Head Inn, Aldermaston, LEN 1117349'

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1117349
  • BBC Berkshire 'Heritage Open Day gives chance to see unusual buildings'

  • http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/berkshire/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8961000/8961093.stm

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