List number: 1178865
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NZ0791372061

Old Jail, Stamfordham

The old village lock-up on the village green in Stamfordham was built in the early 19th century, incorporating the core of an earlier building. It is a small rectangular stone building with studded door in the gable end, and chains attached to the walls.[1] The old jail is a Grade II listed building. In 1838, Sir John Swinburne had been insulted and asked that the offending person be locked up, but the constable had no place to put him. Following a meeting in the Bay Horse at Stamfordham, Sir John offered the local magistrate the land and stone for the lock-up.

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Jail on Stamfordham Village Green

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Old Jail

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Village Lock-Up, The Green, Stamfordham

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Stamfordham Village Green

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VILLAGE LOCK-UP - Stamfordham -List Entry
- "Lock-up. Early C19 with earlier core. Tooled-and-margined ashlar with stone slate roof. A single-storey, small rectangular building with studded door in the gable end. 4 ventilation slits above door and ...

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John Swinburne (1762 - 1860)
- Overview About John Swinburne Sir John Swinburne Sir John Swinburne, 6th Baronet (6 March 1762 – 26 September 1860) was an English politician and patron of the arts. Life He ...


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