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Historic sites (22)
Long Compton (1)
Shuckburgh Park (1)
Shuckburgh, Lower (1)
Stretton on Dunsmore (1)
Weston under Wetherley (1)
Archaeology and Ancient Sites (4)
Buildings, Architecture and Monuments (21)
Law and Order Buildings (21)
Prisons and Reformatories (21)
Law, Order, and Emergency Services (22)
Stocks and Gibbets (11)
Industrial Age (9)
Site of Post Medieval Gaol to SW of Church
1 There was, reports say, a public gaol, near the church and adjoining the farm, part of the foundation of which was discovered, many years since, by some labourers ...
The site of a Post Medieval prison or gaol. It was situated 200m south west of the church at Willoughby.
Village Stocks, Stocks Lane, Thurlaston
1 There are stocks at the above grid reference. 2 Well preserved.
The site of Thurlaston village stocks, a wooden structure in which the feet and/or hands of criminals would have been locked as a punishment. The stocks were used during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. They were situated on Stocks Lane, Thurlaston.
Site of an Asylum near Asylum Farm, Stretton on Dunsmore
1 In Stretton the Warwick County Asylum for Juvenile Delinquents was established in 1818. It was a private venture, taking charge of convicted boys of 14-16 years of age, who ...
The Warwick County Asylum for Juvenile Delinquents, a house of correction, dating to the Imperial period. It was situated to the south east of Stretton on Dunsmore.
1 The pillory stood in front of the Market Hall, which was demolished in 1865, when the pillory was moved to its present location. It has a post about 4.6m ...
Coleshill pillory, a wooden frame with holes for the offender's neck and wrists, which dates back to the Medieval period. The pillory also has stocks attached and acted as a whipping post. Originally situated in front of the Market Hall it is now on Church Street, Coleshill.
Site of Coleshill Gaol
1 Site of former Coleshill Gaol, now Nos. 11-15 Blyth Road. The old iron-plated strong door of the Gaol was retained at the back of the properties. In the door ...
The site of Coleshill Gaol or Prison which was in use during the Post Medieval period. It was situated on the east side of Blythe Road.
Site of stocks at Ilmington
1 Stocks are marked on the OS 6″ map of 1886. 2 ” The stocks were situated on Stocks Bank at the north end of the village, and early in the ...
The site of stocks, used for the retention and punishment of offenders, which are marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1886. They were situated to the southeast of the Howard Arms, but have now been relocated to Mary Arden's House, Wilmcote.
Site of stocks, Sheep Street, Rugby
1 The printing office of “The Meteor” is on or near the site of the town prison…whilst a few yards westwards were the stocks…in no infrequent use some 50 years ...
The site of the stocks, a wooden structure in which offenders' hands and feet were locked as a punishment. They date back to at least the Imperial period. The stocks were located on Sheep Street, Rugby.
Site of Stocks in Bridge Street
1 At one time the old stocks were placed near the junction of School Lane and Bridge Street. According to a local man, they were in the playground in front ...
The site of stocks, in which the offender's wrists and/or ankles were held as a punishment. They dated to the Imperial period, and were located at the junction of Bridge Street and School Lane, Kenilworth. They were later moved to Borrowell Lane.
Site of Stocks, Smalley Place, Kenilworth
1 When the stocks were removed from Bridge Street, they were placed in Borrowell Lane, opposite the pound. This was apparently for two reasons: the large increase in traffic ...
The site of stocks, in which an offender's wrists and/or ankles were held as a punishment. These stocks, which dated to the Imperial period were earlier sited in Bridge Street. This site was in Smalley Place in front of the Police Station.
Post Medieval punishment place, Wolvey Heath
1 Lady Smyth was burnt at a stake near the Hermitage on Wolvey Heath. The country people to this day show the place. About 100 yards S of the Hermitage ...
The possible site of a Post Medieval punishment place where Lady Smyth was burnt at the stake. The site is suggested by documentary evidence and is situated to the south of Wolvey Heath.
Possible Site of Gaol on New Street
1 Gothic revival building said to contain the lock-up. 2 One lock-up is marked (PRN 2116) but there is no mention of a second.
Documentary evidence suggests that this may be the site of a lock up which was in use during the Imperial period. It is marked on a tithe award map of 1842. The lock up was situated between Old Road and New Street, Shipston.
Post Medieval Stocks at Atherstone
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.
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.
Stocks in Market Place, Dunchurch
1 In front of the Dun Cow Hotel the stocks are still in existence, last used in 1866. 2 The stocks are completely restored. 3 Date indeterminate, but possibly 18th century. Timber. ...
Dunchurch village stocks, a wooden structure in which the feet and/or hands of criminals would have been locked as a punishment. The stocks were used during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. They were situated in Market Place, Dunchurch.
Site of the Dunchurch Lock-up, School Street
1 The Dunchurch Lock-up was a rectangular brick building 9’6″ wide by 14’6″ deep with a tiled roof. It had a solitary 2′ square iron grill on the left ...
The site of Dunchurch lock up which was in use during the Imperial period. It was situated on School Street, Dunchurch.
Site of gallows
1 Gallows marked on Beighton’s map. 2 ‘Gallows Hill’ marked. 3 ‘Gallowe medowe’ 1585. 4 There is certainly no evidence of a gallows on either Beighton 1 or Greenwood and alll that survives ...
The site of gallows, a wooden structure from which criminals were executed by hanging. These gallows, which date to the Post Medieval period, are clearly marked on a map of 1760. The place-name Gallows Hill survives.
Post Medieval Gaol on Broad Street, Long Compton
1 A late 17th century stone-built building with tiled roof, now a private dwelling. The single cell on the E end of the building has a barred window and the ...
A Post Medieval gaol or prison, built of stone in the late 17th century. It is now a private house but retains some of the original features. It was situated on the south side of Broad Street.
Site of Post Medieval Gaol, Northgate Street
1 In 1676 a new gaol and house of correction was built. This was destroyed in the fire of 1694 but rebuilt within two years. In 1719 there ...
The site of a Post Medieval gaol in Northgate Street, Warwick. Destroyed by the fire of 1694, it was rebuilt within two years, and later repaired in 1779.
Stocks at Lower Shuckburgh
1 Old village stocks. 2 The site is enclosed by iron railings. Only one small wooden stump remains. A local farmer recalls that the stocks were vandalised ...
Village stocks, in which an offender's wrists and/or ankles were held as a punishment. The stocks probably date to the Post Medieval period, and the remaining wooden stump is located 50m southwest of St John the Baptist's Church.
Stocks to NE of Ufton Church
1 To the NE of the church just behind the church wall are some repaired ancient stocks. 2 Village stocks. 3 Partially hidden by undergrowth, but in good condition.
The village stocks in which an offender's wrists and/or ankles were held as a punishment. They probably date to the Medieval or Post Medieval period, and are situated behind the north wall of St Michael's Church, Ufton.
Site of Stocks at Henley in Arden
1 Minor reference to stocks at Henley-in-Arden to the effect that they stood in the vicinity of the Market Cross. 2 The stocks are no longer in existence, and the exact ...
The site of the village stocks at Henley in Arden, in which the hands and/or feet of the offender would have been locked as a punishment. The stocks date back to at least the Imperial period, and were located near the Market Cross.
County Reformatory South of Weston under Wetherley
1 County Reformatory marked on OS map of 1885.
The site of a County Reformatory, a prison, in use during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. It was located 300m south east of Weston under Wetherley.
C18 Gaol, Northgate Street, Warwick
1 The gaol (PRN 1938) was much enlarged by Thomas Johnson between 1779 and 1783. The facade is considered ‘remarkable as one of the earliest attempts to adapt Greek Doric ...
The 18th century County Gaol, in use during the Imperial period, and abandoned in favour of another site in 1860. It is now part of the County Council buildings in Northgate Street, Warwick.
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