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House of Confinement

A Grade II Listed Building in Alfreton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0942 / 53°5'39"N

Longitude: -1.3918 / 1°23'30"W

OS Eastings: 440824

OS Northings: 355395

OS Grid: SK408553

Mapcode National: GBR 7DC.2XL

Mapcode Global: WHDG2.LHF8

Entry Name: House of Confinement

Listing Date: 13 July 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79063

Location: Alfreton, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE55

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Alfreton

Built-Up Area: Alfreton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Alfreton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(west side)
House of Confinement


Parish lock-up. Mid C18. Ashlar with shallow pitched roof of large stone slabs
plus stone slab ridge stack. Single storey and 2 bays. Gabled street elevation
has central semicircular headed doorcase with wide raised surround, raised keystone
and studded wooden door. Above is a raised plaque inscribed 'House of Confinement'.
To either side there are circular openings with raised plain surrounds. Interior
has central corridor with cells to either side. Unusually large example of village

Listing NGR: SK4082455395

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