Thaxted Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Parish Cage

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   At junction of Watling Street and Fishmarket Street,  Thaxted

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   Unknown

Year closed   Unknown

Building Type   Guildhall

Remarks   Grade I listed. Listing only refers to existence of lock-up and does not describe it. Guildhall built c.1400 and lock-up added at later (unknown) date. Lock-up door faces Watling Street. Guildhall now a museum.

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, 'Guildhall', Thaxted, LEN1112905

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1112905

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