Hungerford Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Blindhouse

Nation   England

County   Berkshire

Location   unknown  Hungerford

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   Before 1678

Year closed   After 1782

Century of Operation   1600-1699, 1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up, Town Hall

Remarks   Exact location unknown. May have been within the Town Hall. Closed after 1782, but may have continued in use until building of new police station in 1864.

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SOURCES

    Hungerford Virtual Museum 'Blindhouse'

  • https://www.hungerfordvirtualmuseum.co.uk/index.php/8-places/149-blindhouse

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