Warminster Lock Up

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Overview

Alternative Names   Warminster Blind House

Nation   England

County   Wiltshire

Location   1 Church Street  Warminster

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'Part of No 1 Church Street. Former lock-up. C17 or C18 replaced. 1 storey circular to eaves; rubble with ashlar door surround, slightly pointed domical old tile roof over brick dome vault, with round stone cap. Now partly incorporated in a modern garage. The structure appears to be complete, and is similar to that at Heytesbury.'

Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Round House (in garage to south east of Obelisk House)' LEN 1036186

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  • ExteriorPhoto © M J Richardson (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, 'The Round House (in garage to south east of Obelisk House)' LEN 1036186

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1036186

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