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Lock-Up, Snaith and Cowick

Description: Lock-Up

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 164908

OS Grid Reference: SE6413222178
OS Grid Coordinates: 464132, 422178
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6921, -1.0303

Location: Butter Market, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9HN

Locality: Snaith and Cowick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9HN

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Listing Text

SE 6422
(west side)
12/48 Lock-up
(formerly listed as Old
23.4.52 Police Cells used by
Manor Constables).
Former lock-up. Late C18 - early C19, with later alterations to roof of
left cell. Built by the Vestry Board for the use of the Manor Constables.
Brown brick with sandstone ashlar dressings. Pantile roof. Plan: 2 rooms,
each with entrance to street. Single storey, 2 windows. Doorways with
ashlar jambs and lintels and original heavy studded oak board doors, flanked
by small single windows with ashlar surrounds and 6 vertical iron bars with
single cross-bar. Swept roof to cell on right; later single-pitch roof to
cell on left (collapsed at time of resurvey). Interior: cell to right
retains original sandstone ceiling. Former boilerhouse adjoining to rear,
and fire-station addition adjoining to right, are not of special interest.
An unusual and important survival, empty and partly derelict at time of

Listing NGR: SE6413222178

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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