Tonbridge Cage (Barden Road)

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Kent

Location   Barden Road, facing the Black Doll common lodging house (now the Tonbridge Constitutional Club)  Tonbridge

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   1864

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   This lock-up, and a second in Castle Street (https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/tonbridge-cage/), were replaced by cells in a new police station on Pembury Road in 1864 (https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/tonbridge-police-station/).

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SOURCES

    Frank Chapman, Tales of Old Tonbridge (Froglets Publications Ltd, 1995), p. 85

ARCHIVES

Archive name: Kent History & Library Centre

Catalogue ref: Q/GB/20

Collection: Kent Quarter Sessions

Description: Prison documents (West Kent). Letter about repair of Tonbridge Cage.

Dates: 1837-1838


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