Post Medieval Stocks at Atherstone

Description of this historic site

A pillory or stocks, a wooden frame containing holes through which criminals would put their hands and feet as a punishment. The stocks date to the Post Medieval period. They are now situated in the RDC Centre in Sheepy Road, Atherstone.

Notes about this historic site

1 Atherstone stocks are in the RDC depot at Sheepey Road. They were moved there when the Hall was used by the Fire Brigade in the last war.

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