Location unknown Ripon
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened c1836
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
'This lock up house, consisting of 2 cells, was built about 13 years ago, and is connected with an older building, in which the keeper resides. The cells are each 10 feet 9 inches long, 7 feet wide, and 8 feet high ... The cells are damp but not cold, as there is a provision for warming them. There are some small holes in the doors for the admisson of air, but there are no windows. In each cell there is a drain, which I was told was sometimes rather offensive.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.51
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