Gillingham Town Stocks

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Nation   England

County   Dorset

Location   Churchyard, St Mary's Church, High Street,  Gillingham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   Believed to have been set up in St Mary's Churchyard, the top section was found walled up in the church tower during renovations in 1909. In use around 1810. Now on display in the Town Museum.

Description: Top section of the stocks, found walled up in the church tower during renovations in 1909. Now on display in Gillingham Town Museum

Photo by: © Alan Whiffen. Curator. Gillingham Museum (with kind permission)

Description: Artist's impression of the stocks at Gillingham, on display in Gillingham Town Museum.

Photo by: © Alan Whiffen. Curator. Gillingham Museum (with kind permission)

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    Documentation in Gillingham Museum.

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