Location police station, Cromer Road Aylsham
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened c1847
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'A new Police Station was built in 1846, near the Cromer road'
Francis White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk (Sheffield, 1854), p. 409
'This lock up house, which is similar in construction with that at North Walsham, contains, like that, two cells, with rooms for the keeper and his wife. It was built about two years ago, and stands outside the town, the situation being unobjectionable. The cells are of about the same size as those at North Walsham, and are lighted and ventilated in the same way. The provision for warming, however, was reported to be much more effective, and sufficient to heat both the cells. The bedding is the same as athat at North Walsham, and as the cells seem to be warm, it may be sufficient.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.45
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