Prittlewell Lock-Up

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Overview

Location   In grounds of Mill Hill Cottages, junction of East Street and Sutton Road,  Prittlewell

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Demolished in 1961. Adjacent to former workhouse.

Description

'[the former] workhouse, the building in East Street was old and later converted into six tenements, becoming known as Mill Hill Cottages. Alongside them stood a small square building of brick, formerly the parish lock-up. These tenements were demolished in 1961 and on their site is a block of council flats.'

Olive Green, 'The Prittlewell Workhouse'

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SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'ESSEX. Lock-ups at Roydon, St Osyth, Steeple Bumpstead, Thaxted and Tollesbury.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-roydon-steeple-bumpstead.html
  • Olive Green, 'The Prittlewell Workhouse'

  • https://www.southendtimeline.com/workhouse.htm

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