Alternative Names The Jug
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.
'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)