Stocks at Saxon Mill

Description of this historic site

Wooden stocks dating to the Post Medieval period, in which an offender's wrist's and/or ankles were locked as a punishment. The original site of these stocks is unclear. They were restored in 1957 and are now at The Saxon Mill public house just north of Warwick.

Notes about this historic site

1 Stocks located at the Saxon Mill, in close proximity to the main wheel. The stocks have a plaque which says, ‘These original public punishment stocks were removed and restored from outside the gates of Warwick Castle July 1 1957.’
2 Circa 17th century wooden punishment stocks and plank bench.

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