Heytesbury Lock-up




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Alternative Names   Heytesbury Blind House

Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   High Street  Heytesbury

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up


'Blind house; village lock-up. Probably C18. Limestone ashlar, stone slate pointed roof. Octagonal. Plain square-head doorcase with planked studded door, over is small square light with iron bars. Roof has ball finial at apex. Interior has simple fitted wooden bench against rear wall, ceiling is ashlar dome. Scheduled Ancient Monument, Wiltshire No 254.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Blind House, Heytesbury' LEN 1364382

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  • ExteriorPhoto © Maigheach-gheal (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Heytesbury, Hilperton and Lacock.' (22 March 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-heytesbury-hilperton-and.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Blind House, Heytesbury' LEN 1364382

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1364382


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