Location Morpeth Gaol, Castle Bank Morpeth
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Prison
'The lock up house is connected with the prison and consists of two cells, one on each side of the entrance-gate. The cells are 10 feet long, 7 1.2 feet in average width, and 7 1/2 feet high. They are damp, and there is no provision for warming or lighting them. I was informed that they are seldom used, except in harvest time, and that none but drunken people are put in.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Seventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1842, XXI.369), p.34
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