Standon Lock-up



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Nation   England

County   Hertfordshire

Location   near the Bell Inn,  Standon

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   In his history of Standon, Christopher Perowne writes, "The Parish Clerk lived in a small house or cottage, between what is now known as the Bell Inn and the Stores …. Behind the Parish Clerk's house was a very small and obviously most uncomfortable 'Lock up' where the local felons were locked up before being taken to Hertford or Buntingford. The lock, bolts and other door furnishings were still upon the door in the 1930s and were placed in the little village Museum." As the village museum no longer exists, these artefacts would have been removed to Hertford Museum.


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    Christopher Perowne, A History of the Parish of Standon (1967)


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