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Description: The Great Bardfield Cage
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115279
OS Grid Reference: TL6758830674
OS Grid Coordinates: 567588, 230674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9493, 0.4371
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TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD BRIDGE STREET
8/140 The Great Bardfield Cage
Lock-up. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, with some blue headers, and
flint rubble. Gables weatherboarded. Roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Rectangular plan. 2 cells. E elevation, one window with external wooden
shutter, heavy oak door with iron studs picking out the date 1816, a small
barred window, and long hasped hinges. Inside this is a second door pierced
with 10 holes, not coinciding with the window of the outer door, and bolts. On
the S side there is a simple wooden door to the other cell. Roof rebuilt.
Built 1816 in the context of the Six Acts, reported to have been last used in
Listing NGR: TL6758830674
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Source: English Heritage
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