Location unknown Wisbech
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened c1839
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Police Station
'The police office or station house is situated in the centre of the town; it comprises a constables office, a charge room, and three substantial lock-ups, with a water-closet attached ... The lock-ups are secure, well ventilated, and free from external communication ... A passage divides these cells; the doors are 3 inches thick, and riveted, with stone lintels, and jams for iron bolts to slide in. Nine persons are the greatest number confined in them at one time, and that upon extraordinary occasions, such as a mart of fair.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Fifth Report (Parl. Papers, 1840, XXV.565), p.84
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