Banwell Lock Up



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Nation   England

County   Somerset

Location   near the Ship Inn, West Street  Banwell

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1825

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock Up

Remarks   According to Roy's Blog, a square-shaped building near the Ship Inn. Now demolished.


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    Roy's Blog, 'Somerset. Lock-up at Wrington and demolished lock-up detail.' (13 July 2013)



Archive name: Somerset Archives and Local Studies

Catalogue ref: D/P/ban/13/2/8

Collection: Banwell parish records

Description: Office and functions of Overseers of the Poor. Overseers' accounts with rates throughout. Vestry decisions to establish select Vestry (1825), to erect Lock-up (1827). Loose receipts (1827).

Dates: 1817-1831


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