Police Station in Chapel Street

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lancashire

Location   police station, Chapel Street  Salford

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Police Station

Description

'There are six cells, each 9 1/2 feet long, 4 1/2 feet broad, and 8 feet high. They open into a yard, and in winter all the lower cells are damp. The only provision for light and ventilation is by apertures in the cell doors. Only two of the cells are warmed. The place is secure. The prisoners have only benches to lie on.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.94

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.94
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixth Report (Parl. Papers, 1841 Session 2, V.1), p.149

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