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Latitude: 51.9493 / 51°56'57"N
Longitude: 0.4371 / 0°26'13"E
OS Eastings: 567588
OS Northings: 230674
OS Grid: TL675306
Mapcode National: GBR NFG.PBT
Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J8GH
Entry Name: The Great Bardfield Cage
Listing Date: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123505
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115279
Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Great Bardfield
Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
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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