Tuesday, 2 July 2013

WEST SUSSEX Lock-ups at East Grinstead and Slindon..

The lock-up at East Grinstead is situated in High Street, RH19 3DE and dates to c.1830.
It is now a PRIVATE HOUSE.

OS Grid Reference: TQ3976637964
OS Grid Coordinates: 539766, 137964
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1239, -0.0042

Photo by Rosemary Bridger with expressed permission.
I am grateful to Rosemary Bridger (RH7 History Group) for sending me this photograph.
It was Grade 11 listed 5.2.1979 (No..430982) and described as :
C1830. Purpose built as a combined town gaol and residence of the Town Constable.
2 parallel ranges. 2 storeys red brick with some vitrified headers. 2 gables
with stone coping. Tiled roof. 1st floor has 2 casement windows with cambered
head linings. The Ground floor has 1 sash with glazing bars and cambered head
lining and, onthe right hand side, a diamond-shaped opening with iron grille which
was the opening to the cell-simple doorcase with studded door and modern weather
hood on brackets. Historical interest.
Listing NGR: TQ3976737962
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence: PSI Click-use licence number C2008002006.

There is an early 19th century lock-up in Dyer's Lane, BN8 at Slindon but I have no information about it.

Photo by Phil Berry with expressed permission.
I am grateful to Phil Berry of Slindon History Group for taking this photograph on my behalf.

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