Fordwich Stocks

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Kent

Location   Immediately south of the Town Hall, King Street,  Fordwich

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   Grade II* listed with adjacent Town Hall.

Description

'The Town Hall comprised a storeroom and prison on the ground floor and the court room and jury room over. It is probably an early C15 building, and there is evidence that it was extensively repaired in 1474... The tiny prison on the ground floor retains its bed, while the wooden stocks are placed in the forecourt to the south. '

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Crane House, the Stocks Outside the Town Hall, the Town Hall', Fordwich, LEN1085670

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  • Fordwich Town Hall and StocksPhoto © N Chadwick (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Crane House, the Stocks Outside the Town Hall, the Town Hall', Fordwich, LEN1085670

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1085670

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