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.

Description: Photograph of the exterior taken in the 1970s (yashica twin lens reflex camera).

Photo by: © Martin Roche

Description: Line drawing of the exterior, based on the photograph, c.1970s

Photo by: © Martin Roche

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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