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Alcester Lock-up

Overview

Location   Old Town Hall, Church Street  Alcester

County   Warwickshire

Year Opened   unknown

Year Closed   unknown

Century of Operation   1700-1799

Remarks   Cells on ground floor of town hall

ExteriorPhoto © Chris Allen (cc-by-sa/2.0)

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

Description

  • 'Interior: Ground floor is a single room with moulded ceiling beams and cast iron pillars. Former lock-up in south-west bay. '
    Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Town Hall, Alcester', LEN 1024606

Sources

  • Roy's Blog, 'WARWICKSHIRE & WORCESTERSHIRE. Lock-ups at Alcester and Bewdley.' (26 April 2013)
    http://roys-roy.blogspot.com/2013/04/lock-ups-at-alcester-in-warwickshire.html
  • Historic England, National Heritage List for England, 'Town Hall, Alcester', LEN 1024606
    https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1024606