Lock Up House at Chapeltown in Turton

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lancashire

Location   police station  Chapeltown

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'This is a single cell in a police station, which is a private house rented by the county. The house stands in the middle of the village, and the site is unobjectionable. The cell is dry, and there is a provision for warming it; but it is badly lighted and ventilated and is not secure. There is a guard bed, but no bedding.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.91

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.91

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