Henfield Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lancashire

Location   Henfield, police station  Clayton-Le-Moors

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'forms part of the police station ... There is only one cell. It is 9 feet long, 5 feet wide, and 7 1/2 feet high, and contains about 340 cubic feet. The cell is tolerably secure, but damp, and there is no provision for warming it. It is lighted and ventilated by a grate in the door only ... The cell is provided with a guard bed, but this bed is so high, that a prisoner might be hurt falling from it. There is no bedding.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.70

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.70

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