Braintree Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Cage

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   Hilly Gant, off New Street,  Braintree

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1840

Year closed   c.1875

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Ammunition store after 1875

Description

'The Cage or lock up TL 7522 1/241 II 2. Circa 1840. Small one storey red brick lean to structure with flagstone ceiling Plank door studdes [sic] with large nails. Interior has brick built seat along walls. It apparently remained in use for its original purpose until about 1875 when it became a ammunition store for the 12th Essex Volunteer Rifles.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Cage or Lock Up', Braintree, LEN1338314

Featured Images

  • Braintree CagePhoto © Glyn Baker (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • Braintree Cage (Parish Lock-up), Hilly Gant, off New StreetPhoto © Trevor Wright (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Braintree Cage

Photo by: Photo © Glyn Baker (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Braintree Cage (Parish Lock-up), Hilly Gant, off New Street

Photo by: Photo © Trevor Wright (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'ESSEX. Lock-ups at Bradwell on Sea, Braintree and Canewdon.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-bradwell-on-sea-braintree.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Cage or Lock Up', Braintree, LEN1338314

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1338314

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