Location Newnham Lane (Casburn Lane), next to old forge Burwell
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1830
Year closed c.1899
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock Up
Remarks Plaque dates the lock up to 1830 and states that it was used for the overnight detention of offenders until the 1890s. Later converted into a fire engine house (Burwell History Society).
'This single storey buff brick building was originally a two cell lock up used for the over night detention of offenders. This building forms a focal point of the street.'
'Burwell - North Street Conservation Area. Supplementary Planning Document', East Cambridgeshire District Council Local Development Framework (February 2008), p. 7