Location High Street, opposite war memorial, Roydon
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1828
Year closed Unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
Remarks Grade II listed. Stocks adjacent (see separate listing).
'Lockup. Circa 1800. Timber framed and clad with heavy square edged boards, butt jointed. Flat roof. Renewed double doors on strap hinges. Air vents above door.'
Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lockup', Roydon, LEN1337326
'A cage was erected on the Green in 1828. It is not known when the stocks and whipping post were put up near it'
A History of the County of Essex, Vol.8, edited by W. R. Powell, et al. (London, 1983), pp.227-240, 'Roydon'.
Description: Stocks and village lock-up, High Street, Roydon (undated)
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