Southwell County Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Nottinghamshire

Location   near Southwell County Gaol, Burgage Green  Southwell

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c1847

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'This lock up house which stands in a convenient situation at the outskirts of the town and near the county prison, has been newly built, having been in use less than two years. There are two cells, of about the ordinary size in new lock up houses, with rooms for the keeper and his wife. The cells are dry, and properly lighted, warmed, and ventilated. They are also secure. The bedding was good and sufficient.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.200

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    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.200
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.179

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