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The Cage or Lockup, Buntingford

Description: The Cage or Lockup

Grade: II
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

Location: Dell Springs, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9AS

Locality: Buntingford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9AS

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Listing Text

(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

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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