Stamford Lock Ups

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Lincolnshire

Location   unknown  Stamford

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   c1845

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'the town council have erected suitable cells for the detention of persons in charge of the police. They are warmed, and provided with beds, bedding, and supplied with water. They appeared damp at the time of my visit, having not been sufficiently dried since they were erected. They were built at a cost of 220l.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXI.483), p.60

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Eleventh Report (Parl. Papers, 1846, XXI.483), p.60
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1850, XXVIII.291), p.149
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.112

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