Stalham Lock-up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Norfolk

Location   next to the old Fire Engine House in High Street  Stalham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1820

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'Fire engine house and lock-up. Lock-up c. 1820, engine house dated 1833. Red brick laid in Flemish bond; slate roof. EXTERIOR: engine house of one storey comprising simple rectangular building. South gable end with double doors of 1983 replacing taller double doors reaching to eaves line. Weatherboarded upper part of doorway 1983. Limestone date plaque above: 1833. Minor tumbling in gable head. No openings to west flank or north gable end. Lock-up consists of a simple rectangular building: plank door in south gable end with strap hinges and padlock with lock plate and hasp. INTERIOR: engine house is simple open space without adornment. Lock-up with half of a brick barrel-vaulted roof, remainder collapsed.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Fire Engine House and Village Lock Up', LEN 1376141

Featured Images

  • Exterior. Lock-up positioned between the fire engine house and the residential house, distinguishable by white door.Photo © Kevin Hale (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • Close up of lock-up door© Sheila White
  • Exterior, showing fire engine house with open doors (lock-up to right with green door)© Sheila White

Description: Exterior. Lock-up positioned between the fire engine house and the residential house, distinguishable by white door.

Photo by: Photo © Kevin Hale (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Close up of lock-up door

Photo by: © Sheila White

Description: Exterior, showing fire engine house with open doors (lock-up to right with green door)

Photo by: © Sheila White

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'NORFOLK. Lock-ups at Docking, Stalham, Thetford and Watton.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-docking-stalham-thetford.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Fire Engine House and Village Lock Up', LEN 1376141

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1376141

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