Location unknown Cambridge
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened c1839
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Unknown
'These places for the temporary confinement of prisoners consist of two dark and ill ventilated cells, of the following limited dimensions: Cell for males - 11 feet 3 inches long, 6 feet 8 inches wide, 9 feet 1 inch high; Cell for females - 10 feet 8 inches long, 5 feet 6 inches wide, 9 feet high. From the accompanying return it appears that as many as 15 persons on one occasion, 14 on two others, have been kept in this lock-up from the Saturday until the usual house of the magistrates sitting on the Monday.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Ninth Report (Parl. Papers, 1844, XXIX.227), p.28
We don’t have any historical or contemporary pictures of this lock-up at present. If you could give us one, or maybe several, we would be delighted! Follow this link to submit an image of this lock-up. For more information on how to photograph lock ups for the purposes of historical research, please see our User Guide.