Location Attached to St Mary's Church, Front Street, Staindrop
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened Unknown
Year closed Unknown
Building Type Vestry
Remarks Grade I listed but lock-up not referenced in listing. Former vestry. Lock-up position indicated by red arrow on Maigheach-gheal's photo of St Mary's Church below.
'Until 1856, the Churchwardens acted as constables responsible for Law and Order and the small vestry beside the Lady Chapel, which then had an external entry, for some time acted as the village lock-up. '
Elizabeth Steele, 'A short parish history of Staindrop' (within Staindrop Parish Plan 2008), p.9