Bibury Lock-Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Gloucestershire

Location   20 metres north-west of Swan Hotel, off B4425,  Bibury

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Now used as a store by the Swan Hotel.

Description

'Lock-up approximately 20m north- west of Swan Hotel GV II Village lock-up. Late C18. Ashlar limestone; stone slate roof. Hexagonal plan. Plain front doorway with heavy studded door. Small square opening in rear wall with heavy vertical iron bars. Plain eaves band. Hipped roof. Interior not inspected.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock Up Approximately 20 Metres North West of Swan Hotel', Bibury, LEN1154871

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  • A group of tradesmen posing for a photograph in front of Bibury lock-up, late 19th century. It is not known whether the lock-up was still in use at this time.Miss C.M. Field of Arlington (photograph owner). Attempts to trace original source and copyright holder unsuccessful. Please get in touch with further information so we can improve this acknowledgement.

Description: A group of tradesmen posing for a photograph in front of Bibury lock-up, late 19th century. It is not known whether the lock-up was still in use at this time.

Photo by: Miss C.M. Field of Arlington (photograph owner). Attempts to trace original source and copyright holder unsuccessful. Please get in touch with further information so we can improve this acknowledgement.

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock Up Approximately 20 Metres North West of Swan Hotel', Bibury, LEN1154871

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1154871
  • Roy's Blog, 'GLOUCESTERSHIRE. Lock-ups at Bibery, Bisley, Bitton and Cirencester.' (27 April 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/04/lock-ups-at-bibery-bisley-and.html

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