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The Cage or Lockup

A Grade II Listed Building in Buntingford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9484 / 51°56'54"N

Longitude: -0.0176 / 0°1'3"W

OS Eastings: 536340

OS Northings: 229625

OS Grid: TL363296

Mapcode National: GBR K8W.VRD

Mapcode Global: VHGNX.N915

Entry Name: The Cage or Lockup

Listing Date: 12 January 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159739

Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Buntingford

Built-Up Area: Buntingford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Layston with Buntingford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(south side )

7/79 The Cage or Lockup



Town lockup. Early C18, walltop and roof renewed in mid C19.
Red brick in English-bond, top of wall in Flemish-bond with
toothed corbelled top, dark weatherboarding to gable triangles,
and boarded roof covered in sheet iron. A small square building
near the bridge over the River Rib, about 3m x 3m, orientated N-S
with central door on S. Recessed battened and framed door with
decorative ironhinges hung on iron pins from heavyframe under
timber lintol. Shaped ends to wallplates and purlins projecting
at each end. Of special historic interest as a local antiquity.
(VCH (1914) 79).

Listing NGR: TL3634029625

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

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