Location police station Croston
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'The police station, of which this lock up house forms part, is by the high road in the village. The site is unobjectionable. The building is private property, rented by the county. There is only one cell. It is 7 1/2 feet long, 5 1/2 feet broad, and 7 1/2 feet high ... The door opens into the keepers back kitchen. The cell appears to be always dry. It is lighted and ventilated by a grated aperture over the door, but there is no provision for warming it. There is a resident keeper, but the cell is not secure. The ceiling is not strong, and there is no room above. There is a guard bed, but no bedding.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.89
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