Whitehaven Lock Up

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Cumberland

Location   unknown  Whitehaven

Map location   in the vicinity

Year opened   c1852

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Description

'a most substantial lock up has been erected here, containing six cells 14 feet long, 7 feet wide, and 10 feet high, provided with the necessary appliances for warming and ventilating, together with excellent accommodation for the keeper, 2 back yards, with water closets etc.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Eighteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.361), p.73

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SOURCES

    Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Eighteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.361), p.73
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Nineteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1854, XXXII.1), p.74
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Twenty-first Report (Parl. Papers, 1856, XXXIII.657), p.59

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