Location old town hall, county police station, Old Hall Street Little Bolton
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'The accommodation foe the detention of prisoners, previous to their cases being disposed of by the magistrates, consists of two lock-ups; one situate in Bowkers-row, attached to the police station, and the other in the basement of the town-hall at Little Bolton. They were clean and in good order at the time of my visit ... Little Bolton: Six cells; length 8 feet 1 inch, width 6 feet, height 8 feet 3 inches; guard beds inside each cell; ventilated with iron grating over each door, 2 feet 4 inches by 1 foot 2 inches. All the cells heated by one of Dr Arnots large stoves, which stands in the centre of the lobby that divides the cells.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.145
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