Location Unknown building in Fleet Street, Burnley
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened Unknown
Year closed c.1817
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
Remarks Unknown whether building survives. Superseded by new lock-up at The Swan after 1817 (see separate listing)
'one of the buildings in Fleet Street served as Burnley's lock-up, or gaol. This was in the years at the end of the 18th and beginning of the 19th Centuries and it appears that it was very uncomfortable being subterranean and very indifferently heated. It was also very small and after a riot in 1817, when prisoners escaped, it was decided to build a new lock-up near by.'
Burnley Express, 'A Little Corner, A Bit of Tripe'
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