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Luckington Lock-up

Overview

Location   The Street  Luckington

County   Wiltshire

Year Opened   unknown

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799, 1800-1899

Remarks   Next to 'The Pump House'. An iron pump and stone trough stand beside the doorway.

ExteriorPhoto © Ray Bird (cc-by-sa/2.0)

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

Description

  • 'Lock-up, C18, ashlar, small scale, single-storey with stepped ashlar block roof and south side door. Door is renewed but has reset original grille and hinged pierced iron covering flap. Cast- iron village pump is attached to left of door.'
    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Lock Up, Luckington', LEN: 1283174

Sources

  • Roy's Blog, 'WILTSHIRE. Lock-ups at Luckington, Maiden Bradley and Shrewton.' (22 March 2013)
    http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/03/lock-ups-at-luckington-maiden-bradley.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'The Lock Up, Luckington', LEN: 1283174
    https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1283174
  • Leslie Brooke, Some West-Country Lock-Ups (Castle Cary, Fox Publications, 1985), pp. 19, 129 (sketch)