Location police station, Cow Lane Salford
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'At this station there are two cells, each 10 feet long, 5 1/2 feet broad, and 9 feet high. The cell doors open into a yard, and in winter the cells are damp. The only admission of light is through apertures in the doors. There is a provisoon for warming the cells, but the fire is not usually kept in. The ventilation is sufficient, and the cells are tolerably secure. No bedding is suppied, expect what is lent by the keeper. In winter, unless a good fire is kept up, there must sometimes by danger to health by confinement in these cells.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.94
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