Misterton Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Somerset

Location   next to cemetery  Misterton

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Located on Private Property.

Description

'The following article by Maureen Albert, together with the above photograph, appeared in Misterton Village Magazine in December 2012 : " A typical outbuilding with an interesting history, this was at one time the Misterton Village Lock-up, providing space for local drunks to sober up, and perhaps restrain worse offenders. More recently its human habitation has been limited to the occasional tramp, but it has served as both hen house and pig pen. It can be found on the opposite side of a hedge to the cemetery, in the field, near the road (A356) at grid reference 481 079 (Ord Survey Sheet 193, Taunton and Lyme Regis)."'

Roy's Blog, 'SOMERSET. Lock-ups at Batheaston, Misterton and Freshford.' (13 July 2013) (http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/somerset-lock-ups-at-batheaston.html)

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SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'SOMERSET. Lock-ups at Batheaston, Misterton and Freshford.' (13 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/somerset-lock-ups-at-batheaston.html

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