Alternative Names The Cage
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'.
'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