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The Cage village Lock Up

A Grade II Listed Building in St Neots, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.215 / 52°12'54"N

Longitude: -0.2881 / 0°17'16"W

OS Eastings: 517057

OS Northings: 258806

OS Grid: TL170588

Mapcode National: GBR H2S.00K

Mapcode Global: VHGMD.YLL9

Plus Code: 9C4X6P86+2Q

Entry Name: The Cage village Lock Up

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1330629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53325

Location: St. Neots, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE19

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: St. Neots

Built-Up Area: St Neots

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Eaton Socon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


Village Lock-Up
(The Cage)
TL 1758 5/2


Circa 1826, restored 1963. 1 storey. Red brick, patched upper part in
gault brick. Tiled roof with brick gable coping and dentil eaves course.
Pointed arched entrance with studded boarded door and wrought iron grill
over. Stone plaque on west wall inscribed "The Eaton Socon Cage. This
ancient lock-up was built in 1826 for the confinement of local malefactors.
Restored in 1963 it is now in the care of the Bedfordshire and Huntingdonshire
Naturalists Trust.

Listing NGR: TL1705758806

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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