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Description: The Cage or Lockup
Date Listed: 12 January 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 159739
OS Grid Reference: TL3634029625
OS Grid Coordinates: 536340, 229625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9484, -0.0176
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TL 3629 BUNTINGFORD CHURCH STREET
(south side )
7/79 The Cage or Lockup
Town lockup. Early C18, walltop and roof renewed in mid C19.
Red brick in English-bond, top of wall in Flemish-bond with
toothed corbelled top, dark weatherboarding to gable triangles,
and boarded roof covered in sheet iron. A small square building
near the bridge over the River Rib, about 3m x 3m, orientated N-S
with central door on S. Recessed battened and framed door with
decorative ironhinges hung on iron pins from heavyframe under
timber lintol. Shaped ends to wallplates and purlins projecting
at each end. Of special historic interest as a local antiquity.
(VCH (1914) 79).
Listing NGR: TL3634029625
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Source: English Heritage
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