Poole Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Dorset

Location   by rear of Town Cellar, Sarum Street  Poole

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1820

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Date stone states 1820. If correct, this is a different lock-up from https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/poole-salisbury-lock-up/

Description

'Gaol, now store. 1820. Limestone ashlar with a slate roof. Single-room plan. Single storey; 2-window range. 2 small barred windows and studded door between have chamfered surrounds; later double door inserted in the W end when used as fire station. INTERIOR not inspected. An historically significant survival, built as a lean-to against The Town Cellar (qv). (RCHME: County of Dorset (South East): London: 1970-: 204).'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Gaol attached to north end of Town Cellar', LEN 1224843

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  • ExteriorPhoto © Mike Faherty (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'DORSET. lock-ups at Cerne Abbas, Corfe Castle, Gillingham, Okeford Fitzpatrick, Poole, Swanage & Lyme Regis.' (26 May 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/05/lock-ups-at-corfe-castle-gillingham.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Gaol attached to north end of Town Cellar', LEN 1224843

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1224843

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