Location Cage Hill Swaffham Prior
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened 1830
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock Up
Remarks Unclear whether this building served all three functions at the same time, or was converted from lock up into fire engine house.
'Pound, lock-up and fire engine house, c1830. Lock-up and fire engine house in single storey gault brick building with a gabled, slate roof and end parapets on kneelers. The parapet to the front, above the lock-up, is surmounted by three crosses of stone. The gable end to the front has two oval shaped windows with grilles, one to each cell, above the lock-up doorway. The door is original and has its iron fittings complete. The other gable end also has similar oval shaped windows but the entry to the engine house is in the side wall. The door is original but has fewer iron fittings. The lock-up and fire engine house are enclosed by the pound wall of brick and clunch with a gate on the street side. Inside there are two cells each barrel vaulted.'
Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Pound, Lock Up and Fire Engine House, LEN 1127069'