Location workhouse, Clarence Place East Stonehouse
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Workhouse
'The cells, consisting of two only, are very confined, and so arranged as not to prevent communication between the prisoners; female prisoners cannot with propriety be lodged in them, consequently the constables are often compelled to keep persons in custody at their own houses ... built on part of the site of the workhouse by the guardians of the parish, and that the expense of erection was paid by them ... For temporary public accommodation, a wall has been lately built which cuts off the pervious internal communication between that part of the workhouse used for the paupers, and the prison, to which prison there is now an entrance from the public road.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain III. Southern and Western District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.177), p.171
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