Location churchyard, Church Lane (formerly Blind House Lane) Frome
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1798
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
Remarks Datestone says 1798.
'It is in a dilapidated state and is currently being used as a churchyard store room. The original doorway is covered by an iron gate which would have given way to two cells. It does not appear to be a listed building.'
Roy's Blog, 'SOMERSET. Lock-ups at Frome and Croscombe.' (13 July 2013) (http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/somerset-lock-ups-at-frome-and-croscombe.html)
'...sufficient remains in the churchyard to show the interior to have been long and narrow, and that it was almost completely buried below the surface of the graveyard.'
Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), pp. 11, 57 (sketch)
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