Crich Stocks

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Derbyshire

Location   Cromford Road,  Crich

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   No longer in existence. Believed to have been located near St Mary's Church gates

Description

'The village stocks were close to the church gates. They were made in the usual way with a hinge at one end. They were iron bound with stone posts with four holes in them with a low seat for the culprit to sit upon. The seat was fixed so that the villains backs could not touch the wall.'

Crich Parish website, ‘Crime and punishment in Crich’

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SOURCES

    Crich Parish website, ‘Crime and punishment in Crich’

  • http://www.crichparish.co.uk/webpages/policestations.html

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