Malmesbury Lock-up




Comments Print


Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   The Tolsey Gate, leading to the churchyard of the Abbey Church  Malmesbury

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1789

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Gatehouse

Description: Exterior, gatehouse. Two lock-up cells on each side of the gateway.

Photo by: Photo © Steve Daniels (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Chippenham, Devizes, Malmesbury and Salisbury.' (24 March 2013)



Is there something you’d like to tell us about this lock-up which doesn’t fit easily into the categories of information above? Perhaps you have a good story about someone who was confined in the lock up. Would you like to start a conversation about the lock-up with others who are also interested in either lock-ups or local history? Or would you like to tell us how you have used the data on this lock-up? Please leave a reply!

Alternatively, if you would like to correct or add to the data in the record, please follow this link. Or, click here if you like to find out more about contributing to this project.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *