Wednesday, 26 June 2013

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Lock-up at Weldon.

There appears to be just one remaining lock-up in Northamptonshire and it is at Weldon. Known as The Round House, it is situated in School Lane, NN17 3JN and dates to the 18th century.
It is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

OS Grid Reference: SP9282389569
OS Grid Coordinates: 492823, 289569
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4961, -0.6341

 Photo by Roy Pledger
It was Grade 11 listed 25.2.1957 (No.229989) and described as :

Lock up. Probably C18. Limestone ashlar with stone roof. Circular plan. Single
storey. Studded plank door under stone lintel. Small vents with grilles. Conical
roof with ball finial. Interior not inspected. The Round House is scheduled as
an ancient monument.
Listing NGR: SP9282389569

Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence: PSI Click-use licence number C2008002006


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