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Malmesbury Lock-up

Overview

Location   The Tolsey Gate, leading to the churchyard of the Abbey Church  Malmesbury

County   Wiltshire

Year Opened   c.1789

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Exterior, gatehouse. Two lock-up cells on each side of the gateway.Photo © Steve Daniels (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Further information can be found at
https://www.prisonhistory.org/lockup/malmesbury-lock-up/

Sources

  • Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Chippenham, Devizes, Malmesbury and Salisbury.' (24 March 2013)
    http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-chippenham-devizes.html