Wilmcote Stocks

Description of this historic site

The possible site of Wilmcote stocks, in which an offender's hands and/or feet were locked as punishment. They were in use during the Medieval and Post Medieval periods. The stocks are currently in an outshed at Palmer's Farmhouse, formally Mary Arden's House, but were formerly in Front Street, Ilmington.

Notes about this historic site

1 Wilmcote stocks. A stocks was located in the outbuilding to Mary Arden’s House, which houses an agricultural museum.
2 The above are described as Wilmcote Stocks, but it is uncertain from the description whether they originally came from Wilmcote.
3 See MWA2706, which suggests that these stocks were removed from Front Street, Ilmington.

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