Yeovil Police Station

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Overview

Nation   England

County   Somerset

Location   Union Street  Yeovil

Map location   exact or closely approximate

Year opened   1849

Year closed   1938

Century of Operation   1800-1899, 1900-1999

Building Type   Police Station, Town Hall

Remarks   As Leslie Brooke explains, 3 cells in a Town House accommodating both the Borough Surveyor and the Police replaced the former lock-up or watch house in George Court (https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/yeovil-watch-house/).

Description: Exterior. Former door to Police Station

Photo by: Photo © Neil Owen (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Description: Exterior, Town House.

Photo by: Photo © Neil Owen (cc-by-sa/2.0)

SOURCES

    Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), p. 15, 85 (sketch)
  • Roy's Blog, 'SOMERSET. Lock-up at Wrington and demolished lock-up detail.' (13 July 2013)

  • http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/07/somerset-lock-up-at-wrington.html

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