Orsett Lock-Up



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Alternative Names   Cage

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   Pound Lane, near junction with High Road,  Orsett

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Century of Operation   1600-1699, 1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Village animal pound attached.


' C17 or early C18, black weatherboarded timber-framed building. Single storey. Small barred windows, plank door with heavy hinges and hipped plain tile roof. Village pound adjoins, small enclosure of split oak rails and posts.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Village Lock-Up or Cage', Orsett, LEN1111609

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    Roy's Blog, 'ESSEX. Lock-ups at Great Bardfield, Great Dunmow, Orsett and Rayne.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-great-bardfield-great.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Village Lock-Up or Cage', Orsett, LEN1111609

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1111609


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