Shrewton Lock-up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Shrewton Blind House

Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   Maddington Street  Shrewton

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1700

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'SHREWTON MADDINGTON STREET SU 04 SE (south side) 3/249 Blind house on bridge 18/2/58 (formerly listed as lock-up 30 yards west of The Catherine Wheel). GV II Blind house or lock up. Circa 1700. Dressed limestone walls and roof. Round plan. Single storey, one narrow planked and studded door, two loop-holes, one on either side to rear, plat band at eaves level, domed stone roof with ball finial. Not in original position; moved and reconstructed after 1945. Scheduled Ancient Monuments; Wiltshire, No 253.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Blind House on Bridge, Lock Up 30 yards west of the Catherine Wheel', LEN 1024000

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  • ExteriorPhoto © Brian Robert Marshall (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Luckington, Maiden Bradley and Shrewton.' (22 March 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-luckington-maiden-bradley.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Blind House on Bridge, Lock Up 30 yards west of the Catherine Wheel', LEN 1024000

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1024000

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