Location police station, South Dock Liverpool
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'This forms part of a police station at South Dock ... The building is the property of the Dock Trustees, but it is under the jurisdiction of the borough magistrates. There are 13 cells ... The cells open into passages which are very ill ventilated. They are dry, and are lighted by grated openings above the doors. They are warmed by hot water pipes. Owing to the bad ventilation of the passages, the cells are also ill ventilated ... There is a resident keeper and the cells are tolerably secure. There are benches for prisoners to lie on ... There are blankets for prisoners who are ill, and there is a bed, which the keeper lets at 2s per night.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Northern District, Thirteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847-8, XXXVI.361), p.88
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