Wymondham County Lock Up House

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Norfolk

Location   Bridewell Street  Wymondham

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1850

Year closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1800-1899

Building Type   Lock-Up

Descriptions

'there is a lock up in Bridewell Street'

Francis White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk (Sheffield, 1854), p. 483

'This lock up house ... Has been completed and brought into use. Consequently, no male prisoners whatever are now admitted into the [female] house of correction. This new lock up house contains three cells, which are of a proper size, dry, lighted, warmed and ventilated. There is also an airing yard, and rooms for a resident constable and his wife.'

Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.163

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SOURCES

    Francis White, History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk (Sheffield, 1854), p. 483
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Seventeenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1852-53, LII.1), p.78
  • Inspectors of Prisons of Great Britain II. Northern and Eastern District, Sixteenth Report (Parl. Papers, 1851, XXVII.461), p.163

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