East Grinstead Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   The Olde Lock-Up

Nation   England

County   Sussex

Location   90 High Street,  East Grinstead

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1830

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up, Police Station

Remarks   Town gaol and constable's residence

Description

'C1830. Purpose built as a combined town gaol and residence of the Town Constable. 2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys red brick with some vitrified headers. 2 gables with stone coping. Tiled roof. 1st floor has 2 casement windows with cambered head linings. The Ground floor has 1 sash with glazing bars and cambered head lining and, on the right hand side, a diamond-shaped opening with iron grille which was the opening to the cell-simple doorcase with studded door and modern weather hood on brackets. Historical interest.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Old Lock-Up, East Grinstead', LEN 1249132

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  • East Grinstead Lock-Up from High StreetPhoto © Susan Smith. All rights reserved.
  • East Grinstead Lock-UpPhoto © Susan Smith. All rights reserved.

Description: East Grinstead Lock-Up from High Street

Photo by: Photo © Susan Smith. All rights reserved.

Description: East Grinstead Lock-Up

Photo by: Photo © Susan Smith. All rights reserved.

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Old Lock-Up, East Grinstead', LEN 1249132

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1249132

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