Sandiacre Lock-Up and Pound

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Derbyshire

Location   Corner of Church Street and Lawrence Street, opposite The Blue Bell pub,  Sandiacre

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1660

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1600-1699, 1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed and an ancient monument. Built in 1660 and rebuilt in later 18th century.

Description

'Village lock-up and pound. 1660, rebuilt in late C18. Sandstone ashlar with sandstone dressings and pyramidal plain tile roof, plus eaves band. Small square lock-up building about 12 feet high with plank door to west face and two small windows to south face, one above the other. Attached to south side is a tall ashlar wall with rounded copings which curves round to east forming a pound. Over the door is a plaque inscribed 'Erected as a village lock-up and pound for the imprisonment of stray animals about the year '1660 AD'. This is also an Ancient Monument.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Village Lock-Up and Pound, Church Street', Sandiacre, LEN1334852

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  • Sandiacre Old Village, DerbysPhoto © David Hallam-Jones (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Village Lock-Up and Pound, Church Street', Sandiacre, LEN1334852

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1334852
  • Roy's Blog, 'DERBYSHIRE. Lock-ups at Sandiacre, Smisby, Ticknall and Swarkestone' (09 April 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/04/lock-ups-at-sandiacre-smisby-and.html

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