Quorn Stocks

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Leicestershire

Location   Stafford Orchard car park, Station Road,  Quorn

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   1868

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   Adjacent to former lock-up (see separate listing). Current stocks are replicas. Originals once stood approximately 60 metres north-east of replica stocks' current location.

Descriptions

'The original village stocks near here were removed in 1868. These stocks were installed in 2010'

Plaque on stocks

'Few would suppose that the village stocks had been in active use within the memory of anyone now living, but plenty of old inhabitants can remember them, standing against the wall of 'The Elms', hold in their embrace the drunkard, the waster.'

Loughborough Echo - Friday 3rd August 1928 (reproduced on Quorn Village Museum website)

'The Elms...is now number 6 Dower House Gardens and was originally a Victorian extension to the old Dower House'

Quorn Village Museum website, 'The Elms, Quorn'

Featured Images

  • Quorn Village StocksPhoto © Alan Murray-Rust (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • The old lock-up, QuornPhoto © Alan Murray-Rust (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Quorn Village Stocks

Photo by: Photo © Alan Murray-Rust (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: The old lock-up, Quorn

Photo by: Photo © Alan Murray-Rust (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Loughborough Echo - Friday 3rd August 1928 (reproduced on Quorn Village Museum website)

  • http://www.quornmuseum.com/display.php?id=484

  • http://www.quornmuseum.com/display.php?id=1811

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