Stratton Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Clink

Nation   England

County   Cornwall

Location   Surviving door attached to west wall of St Andrew's Church, Church Square,  Stratton

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   St Andrew's Church Grade I listed and listing references 19th century door with 'CLINK' picked out in studs. Lock-up original location unknown. Leslie Brooke, in his book on West Country lock-ups, states that the original lock-up building had been converted into a convenience, but then demolished, and the site used for a car showroom (in c.1985).

Descriptions

' Circa early C19 plank door of parish lock-up fixed to west wall of church is studded and has the word "CLINK" picked out in studs. '

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Church of St Andrew, Church Square', Stratton, LEN1279033

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SOURCES

    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Church of St Andrew, Church Square', Stratton, LEN1279033

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1279033
  • Roy's Blog, 'CORNWALL. Lock-ups at St Day, St Ewe, St Tudy and Stratton.' (01 May 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/05/lock-ups-at-st-day-st-ewe-and-st-tudy.html
  • Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), pp. 5, 27 (sketch)

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