Hawarden Lock-up




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Alternative Names   Hawarden House of Correction

Nation   Wales

County   Flintshire

Location   Cross Tree Lane, junction with Glynne Way  Hawarden

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   mid 18th century

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Inscription over door reads 'House of Correction'.


'History: A mid-C18 lock-up traditionally ascribed to Joseph Turner, who lived at the Elms in Glynne Way. Exterior: Square sandstone building, single storey plus basement with a shallow-domed stone roof. Parapet with moulded cornice. Central projecting entrance approached by 3 steps and flanked by plain engaged doric columns. Plain bases and square abaci. Contemporary flush iron-studded door. Plain string-course. Blocked, square window to W face.'

British Listed Buildings, 'The Correction House, Hawarden', CADW 21 (https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/300000021-the-correction-house-hawarden#.XQa3erxKiUk)

Featured Images

  • ExteriorPhoto © John S Turner (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • Exterior, door. Engraved on lintel, 'House of Correction'Photo © John S Turner (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Exterior

Photo by: Photo © John S Turner (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Exterior, door. Engraved on lintel, 'House of Correction'

Photo by: Photo © John S Turner (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Roy's Blog, 'WALES. Lock-ups at Bagillt, Barmouth, Caernarfon, Clynnog Fawr and Hawarden.' (08 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/wales-lock-ups-at-bagillt-barmouth.html
  • British Listed Buildings, 'The Correction House, Hawarden', CADW 21

  • https://britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/300000021-the-correction-house-hawarden#.XQa3erxKiUk


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