Roydon Stocks

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   High Street, opposite war memorial and adjacent to lock-up,  Roydon

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Stocks

Remarks   Grade II listed. Adjacent to lock-up (see separate listing). Partial replicas.

Descriptions

'Stocks. To west of lockup. Only the upper board and wrought iron band with hasp and hinge is original. Date uncertain.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Stocks', Roydon, LEN1284684

'A cage was erected on the Green in 1828. It is not known when the stocks and whipping post were put up near it; they were stolen and replaced in 1947'

A History of the County of Essex, Vol.8, edited by W. R. Powell, et al. (London, 1983) 'Roydon', pp.227-240

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  • Stocks and village lock-up, High Street, Roydon (undated) Photo © Pellethepoet (cc-by-2.0)

Description: Stocks and village lock-up, High Street, Roydon (undated)

Photo by: Photo © Pellethepoet (cc-by-2.0)

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
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Stocks', Roydon, LEN1284684

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1284684
  • A History of the County of Essex, Vol.8, edited by W. R. Powell, et al. (London, 1983) 'Roydon', pp.227-240

  • https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/essex/vol8/pp227-240

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