Steeple Bumpstead Lock-Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   Church Street, adjacent to churchyard wall,  Steeple Bumpstead

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Late 18th or early 19th century.

Description

'Lock-up, late C18/early C19, restored 1977. Red brick in English bond, slate roof. Rectangular plan abutting on churchyard wall to S, with door to E. The strap-hinges are extended to form hasps on the N jamb. In the gable over the door is an iron grill. '

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock up approximately 30 Metres North West of Parish Church', Steeple Bumpstead, LEN1122309

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SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'ESSEX. Lock-ups at Roydon, St Osyth, Steeple Bumpstead, Thaxted and Tollesbury.' (26 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-roydon-steeple-bumpstead.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock up approximately 30 Metres North West of Parish Church', Steeple Bumpstead, LEN1122309

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1122309

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