Location police station Kendal
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'The lock up house at Kendal, which is chiefly used, consists of two cells, on the ground floor of the police office, which is in the middle of the town. One of the cells is 13 feet long, 6 1/2 feet broad, and 7 feet high; and the other cell is 9 feet long, 6 1/2 feet broad and 7 feet high. They appear to be always dry. The only provision for light and ventilation are some small holes perforated in the doors. There is no means of warming the cells, and they are not very secure, though the superintendent of police resides in the building.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.113
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