Kilmersdon Stocks



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Nation   England

County   Somerset

Location   Kilmersdon Hill (near Joliffe Arms)  Kilmersdon

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   before 1835

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   Leslie Brooke, in his book on West Country lock-ups, explains that the Kilmersdon Blindhouse was rebuilt in 1835 on a site where a small village green had existed together with the village stocks. (


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    Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), p. 12


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