Fletton County Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Huntingdonshire

Location   unknown  Huntingdon

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'This lock up house was built about four years ago. It stands in a good situation, and contains two cells, with rooms for a resident keeper ... The cells are of the ordinary size in new lock up houses. They are dry, and are lighted and partly ventilated by perforated iron plates, and there is a sufficient provision for warming them. Considering that the prisoners are for their security deprived of their clothing at night, the bedding, which consists of a hempen mattress and two blankets, doe snot appear to be sufficient; and I recommended that it should be increased. '

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.101

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.101
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.48

ARCHIVES

Archive name: Huntingdon Library and Archives

Catalogue ref: HCP/15/1697/4/2

Collection: Huntingdonshire Quarter Sessions

Description: Agreement re improvements for Fletton Lock-up

Dates: 1861


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