ST7067 : Village lock-up

taken 4 years ago, near to Kelston, Bath And North East Somerset, Great Britain

Village lock-up
Village lock-up
Kelston, in common with many other places, maintained a small cell for those who had become excessive, be it through drink or such. These village lock-ups were often cramped, unheated and featured cells without windows - lending them the alternative term of 'blindhouse'. This small iron grille is all that the miscreant would have for light and ventilation until the local authorities unlocked the door. See ST7067 : Kelston lock-up for the wider view.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 December, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Former (from Tags)
Lock-Up 
Primary Subject of Photo
Door 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7005 6715 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.1549N 2:25.9162W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7004 6715
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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