Wigston Old Jail House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Leicestershire

Location   Mowsley End  Wigston

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   unknown

Year closed   unknown

Building Type   Lock-Up

Remarks   Since demolished. The Wigston Historical Society have a picture of the 'Old Jail House' on their website:.

Description

'Photograph of the 'Old Jail House''

'Old Jail House looking down Mowsley End Wigston Magna, 1900', Wigston Historical Society (October 2019) (http://www.wigstonhistoricalsociety.co.uk/MowsleyEnd/slides/8-278%20Apple%20Pie%20Corner%20-%20Old%20Jail%20House%20looking%20down%20Mowsley%20End%20Wigston%20Magna%20c%201900.html)

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    'Old Jail House looking down Mowsley End Wigston Magna, 1900', Wigston Historical Society (October 2019)

  • http://www.wigstonhistoricalsociety.co.uk/MowsleyEnd/slides/8-278%20Apple%20Pie%20Corner%20-%20Old%20Jail%20House%20looking%20down%20Mowsley%20End%20Wigston%20Magna%20c%201900.html

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