Location basement of Town Hall, High Street Bishop's Castle
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened c.1756
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899
Building Type Town Hall
Remarks Lock-up converted into public lavatories. The date and description suggests that this is a different lock-up from https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/bishops-castle-lock-up/.
'Town Hall. Circa 1765 with mid- to late-C19 remodelling. Red brick (English bond) with sandstone ashlar base and dressings (refaced with cement render in C19), and slate roof, hipped to south. Rectangular plan. Basement and 2 storeys. ... public lavatories in former lock-up in basement to south.'
Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Town Hall, Bishop's Castle', LEN 1054552