Location unknown Wooler
Map location in the vicinity
Year opened unknown
Year closed unknown
Century of Operation 1800-1899
Building Type Lock-Up
'This lock up house consists of a single cell, on the same construction as that at Belford; and as is the case there, also, there is no provision for warming, the small apertures serving as windows are unglazed, and there is no accommodation for a resident keeper and his wife. I was glad, however, to learn that it is in contemplation to pull down this lock up house, and to build another in which these defects will be remedied. The site is well chosen, and the lock up house appears to be dry. It was also clean. There is a guard bed with loose straw and rugs.'
Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain IV. Scotland, Northumberland and Durham, Twelfth Report (Parl. Papers, 1847, XXIX.381), p.131
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Archive name: Northumberland Archives
Catalogue ref: Q/A/G
Collection: Northumberland Quarter Sessions
Description: One box of papers survived and should include papers including some relating to Bellingham, Kirkwhelpington, North Sunderland and Wooler Lock-ups, contracts and specifications