Trowbridge Lock-up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Trowbridge Blind House

Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   Wicker Hill  Trowbridge

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   c.1758

Year closed   1854

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'2. Immediately east of Town Bridge on south east side. Formerly dated 1757, called 'The Blind House'. Damaged in riots 1826 and in 1942 by Bomb blast. Now restored. Single storey, square stone block with stepped coping to square dome with ball finial. Panel of rusticated stone to road. Open gabled stone porch, stout plank door, formerly iron clad and nail studded.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Former Lock Up, Trowbridge', LEN 1283671

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  • ExteriorPhoto © Ruth Riddle (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Steeple Ashton, Trowbridge and Warminster.' (23 March 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-steeple-ashton-trowbridge.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Former Lock Up, Trowbridge', LEN 1283671

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1283671

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