Wheatley Lock Up




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Nation   England

County   Oxfordshire

Location   Church Road  Wheatley

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1834

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock Up

Description: The former lock up on Church Road was built in 1834. Drunks and minor offenders were locked up here in Victorian times.

Photo by: Photo © Steve Daniels (cc-by-sa/2.0)


    Roy's Blog, 'OXFORDSHIRE. Lock-ups at Filkins,Stonesfield and Wheatley.' (18 June 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/06/lock-ups-at-filkinsstonesfield-and.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Lock-up, Church Road, LEN 1047479'

  • https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1047479


Archive name: Oxfordshire History Centre

Catalogue ref: POX0118823


Description: Photograph of the Lock-up House at Wheatley

Dates: 1887


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