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Lock Up in Grounds of Cotswold District Council Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7119 / 51°42'42"N

Longitude: -1.9668 / 1°58'0"W

OS Eastings: 402389

OS Northings: 201467

OS Grid: SP023014

Mapcode National: GBR 3QY.MKS

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.V7LG

Entry Name: Lock Up in Grounds of Cotswold District Council Offices

Listing Date: 23 July 1971

Last Amended: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365459

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


578-1/6/321 (North side (off))
23/07/71 Lock-up in grounds of Cotswold
District Council offices
(Formerly Listed as:
Lock-up (In grounds of Watermoor


Lock-up. C18. Limestone ashlar; limestone ashlar centreless
vaulted roof. Rectangular plan. Two C20 plank doors in plain
reveals to N facing long side; small window with wrought-iron
grille with chamfered reveal to each short side. Shallow
plinth. INTERIOR not inspected; said to be divided into 2
cells with later doors. Lock-up originally sited in Gloucester
Street, moved to present site on erection of workhouse, now
Cotswold District Council offices, in 1837.
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The
Cotswolds: London: 1970-: P.83; Welsford J: Cirencester: A
History and Guide: Gloucester: 1987-: P.17; List of Buildings
of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: 1971-: P.4).

Listing NGR: SP0238901467

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