Burwell Lock Up

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Nation   England

County   Cambridgeshire

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).

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'Cambridgeshire. Lock-ups at Broughton, Burwell, Coveney and Eaton Socon' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-broughton-burwell-coveney.html
  • Burwell - North Street Conservation Area. Supplementary Planning Document, East Cambridgeshire District Council Local Development Framework (February 2008), p. 7

  • https://www.eastcambs.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Burwell%20NS%20Final%20Copy_0.pdf

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