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The Cage or Lock Up

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8775 / 51°52'39"N

Longitude: 0.5512 / 0°33'4"E

OS Eastings: 575707

OS Northings: 222959

OS Grid: TL757229

Mapcode National: GBR PHX.85S

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.H2RJ

Plus Code: 9F32VHH2+2F

Entry Name: The Cage or Lock Up

Listing Date: 21 April 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113815

Location: Braintree Central and Beckers Green, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Braintree Central & Beckers Green

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Braintree St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The Cage or lock up


Circa 1840. Small one storey red brick lean to structure with flagstone ceiling
Plank door studded with large nails. Interior has brick built seat along
walls. It apparently remained in use for its original purpose until about
1875 when it became a ammunition store for the 12th Essex Volunteer Rifles.

Listing NGR: TL7570722959

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