Location unknown Belford
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened c1840
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
'There is a small lock up house at this town of ancient erection. It consists of a single room about 12 feet square, and stands apart from other buildings, It is strongly built and is tolerably secure. There is, however, no accommodation for a keeper, and no boundary wall round it. There are no means of warming it, and the window openings are not glazed, but the constable told me that in cold weather he filled them with straw. The place appears to be dry.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.413), p.45
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