Merriott Lock-up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Merriott Blindhouse

Nation   England

County   Somerset

Location   84 Lower Street  Merriott

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'Village lockup. Probably early C19. Ham stone near-ashlar, stone slab pitched roof with plain gables. Studded boarded door in south west gable. Interior not seen. Date of erection uncertain, but a letter of 1911 refers to it not having been used for many years. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, l978 p59). Manor Farmhouse is not of special interest.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Blindhouse or Lock-up attached to the south-west corner of Manor Farmhouse', LEN 1056867

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  • ExteriorPhoto © Sarah Smith (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'SOMERSET. Lock-ups at Bathford, Kelston, Merriott and Nunney.' (13 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/somerset-lock-ups-at-bathford-kelston.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Blindhouse or Lock-up attached to the south-west corner of Manor Farmhouse', LEN 1056867

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1056867
  • Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), pp. 13, 69 & 71 (sketches)

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