Brighton Town Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Sussex

Location   town hall  Brighton

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Town Hall

Description

'C19 and C20 alterations, including the rebuilding of the clock tower in circa 1982.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Home District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.1), p.12

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain I. Home District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.1), p.12

ARCHIVES

Archive name: East Sussex Record Office

Catalogue ref: AMS 6432/1/6

Collection:

Description: Brighton Improvement Commissioners. Letter from Thomas West, Brighton Union Bank, High Constable, regarding the poor state of the ‘Black Hole’ [the town prison, Brighton]

Dates: 1827


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