Petersham Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Surrey

Location   next to Fox and Duck (pub), 194 Petersham Road  Petersham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1787

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Space outside the lock-up used as a pound. Also contained a watchman's hut. Restored in 2007.

Description

'Probably C18 or C19. Tiny weatherboarded, single storeyed structure with hipped, slated roof.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Watchman's box and Village Lock Up, Petersham', LEN 1065343

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SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'SURREY Lock-ups at Charlwood, Ewell, Lingfield, Petersham and Reigate.' (02 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/surrey-lock-ups-at-charlwood-ewell.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Watchman's box and Village Lock Up, Petersham', LEN 1065343

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1065343

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