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The Cage or Lock Up, Braintree

Description: The Cage or Lock Up

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 113815

OS Grid Reference: TL7570722963
OS Grid Coordinates: 575707, 222963
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8776, 0.5512

Location: New Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 1ER

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 1ER

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Listing Text


The Cage or lock up
TL 7522 1/241
Circa 1840. Small one storey red brick lean to structure with flagstone ceiling
Plank door studdes with large nails. Interior has brick built seat along
walls. It apparently remained in use for its original purpose until about
1875 when it became a ammunition store for the 12th Essex Volunteer Rifles.

Listing NGR: TL7570722963

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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