Kingston Upon Hull Police Lock-Ups

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Yorkshire

Location   Sculcoates  Kingston Upon Hull

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'Sculcoates Station. One of the cells is damp, but it was stated that this cell is very seldom used. Two of the cells are warmed by the fire in an adjoining kitchen, but there is no provision for warming the other cells. A new opening, which has been made for ventilation, is between a cell occupied by males and one occupied by females, so that prisoners of both sexes can converse. There is not any bedding.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.167), p.50

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Fourteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1849, XXVI.167), p.50

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