Location Common Place, Little Walsingham
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened c.1770
Year closed 1974
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899, 1900-1999
Building Type Courthouse
Remarks There is a lock-up inside the Shirehall at Walsingham. Located at the back of the courtroom, it was used to hold prisoners who were waiting for trial at Petty Sessions and Quarter Sessions. It is, more like a waiting room than a cell. There are benches for prisoners to sit on. It is unlikely that any prisoner would have been kept in this lock-up overnight. The Quarter Sessions at Walsingham were abolished in 1861. Petty Sessions continued to be held until 1974.
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