Smisby Roundhouse

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Overview

Alternative Names   The Jug

Nation   England

County   Derbyshire

Location   South side of Main Street, near junction with Forties Lane,  Smisby

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II* listed.

Descriptions

'Lock up. Late C18. Red brick with sandstone dressings. Small polygonal building with a four-centred arched doorway on the north side with studded plank door. Tall tapering octagonal upper part, of brick with stone bands at the base and the top. Surmounted by a ball finial.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Lock Up (Round House), Main Street', Smisby

'typical of a handful in this area of South Derbyshire and North Leicestershire with a distinctive style of tapering roof'

Roy's Blog, 'DERBYSHIRE. Lock-ups at Sandiacre, Smisby, Ticknall and Swarkestone' (09 April 2013)

Featured Images

  • Smisby RoundhousePhoto © Oliver Tomlinson (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Lock Up (Round House), Main Street', Smisby

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1281737
  • 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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