Location Market Place Melksham
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed 1847
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
Remarks Demolished in 1946
'The lock-up in the Market Place at Melksham was demolished in 1946. It had been in use until 1847 when a police house and cells were built for the constable. It was a small octagonal building and the roof had similarities to the one at Castle Cary but with a huge finger signpost on top which in turn was topped with a gas lamp.'
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