Tollesbury Lock-Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   The Cage

Nation   England

County   Essex

Location   The Square, Church Street, against churchyard wall,  Tollesbury

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1700

Year closed   Unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Grade II listed. Plaque on door reads 'Village Lock Up or Cage AD1700'.

Description

'Lock-up. C18, altered in C20. Timber framed with C20 waney weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red clay plain tiles and C20 hip tiles. Square, with plain boarded door to W, with 2 long hasped iron hinges and double iron grill. Metal plate inscribed 'Village lock-up or cage, A.D. 1700'. Pyramidal roof with acorn finial. '

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Cage Immediately South West of Number 7' Church Street, Tollesbury, LEN1141669

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  • Tollesbury LockupPhoto © Glyn Baker (cc-by-sa/2.0)
  • Village Photo © Recent Runes (cc-by-sa/3.0)

Description: Tollesbury Lockup

Photo by: Photo © Glyn Baker (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Village "Lock-up", Tollesbury, Essex, England

Photo by: Photo © Recent Runes (cc-by-sa/3.0)

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, 'The Cage Immediately South West of Number 7' Church Street, Tollesbury, LEN1141669

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1141669

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