Location Kneesworth Street, near present Royston & District Museum, Royston
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened Unknown
Year closed 1830-1840
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899
Building Type Stocks
'The stocks for Royston, Cambs., stood in the middle of the broad part of Kneesworth Street, nearly opposite the yard entrance of King James' Palace, and just in front of some dilapidated cottages then occupying the site of Mr. J. R. Farrow's shop. Here they remained as a warning to evil doers till about 1830 or 1840.'
Alfred Kingston, Fragments of Two Centuries: Glimpses of Country Life When George III. Was King. Royston: Warren Brothers. 1893
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