Location police station Freckleton
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'This lock-up house is quite unfit for use. It consists of a single cell, forming part of an outhouse, at the back of the police station, which is private property rented by the county, and is at the outskirts of the village. The outhouse containing the cell is accessible from other houses than the police station. The cell is 9 feet long, 5 1/2 fee broad, and 8 1/2 feet in average height, and contains, therefore, about 420 cubic feet. The door of the cell opens into another part of the outhouse. The cell is damp, ill ventilated, almost dark, and very insecure, and there is no provision for warming it ... There is a guard-bed, but no bedding. There is no night-vessel.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.75
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