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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
SNAITH AND COWICK BUTTER MARKET
(formerly listed as Old
23.4.52 Police Cells used by
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
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Source: English Heritage
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