Alternative Names Walton Cage
Location High Street (opposite Cage Lane), Walton
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened c.1795
Year closed 1852
Century of Operation 1700-1799, 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
Remarks Former market cross. Now a bus shelter. Near to original position.
'The cage started life as a shelter in the middle of Walton High Street where the market took place and probably dates to the 1630s. In about 1795 it was decided to use it as Walton's prison cage and there was a separate stocks associated with it...it was decided in 1852 to move The Cage from the middle of the High Street to the corner of Maidstone Road. '
Roy's Blog, 'SUFFOLK. Lock-ups at Walton and Woolpit.' (26 June 2013)