Location police station Myerscough
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'It stands in the middle of the hamlet, and forms part of the police station. It is a private house, rented by the county. There is only one cell, and this is 6 1/2 feet long, 4 1/2 broad, and 8 1/2 feet high. It appears to be always dry, and is sufficiently lighted and ventilated, but there is no provision for warming it. I was told, however, that prisoners are sometimes taken to the the fire in the constables room. The cell is not secure; though when the constable is at home, there is probably but little danger of an escape. There is a bench to sit on, but no bedding.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.95
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