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Latitude: 51.9484 / 51°56'54"N
Longitude: -0.0177 / 0°1'3"W
OS Eastings: 536339
OS Northings: 229623
OS Grid: TL363296
Mapcode National: GBR K8W.VRD
Mapcode Global: VHGNX.N906
Plus Code: 9C3XWXXJ+9W
Entry Name: The Cage or Lockup
Listing Date: 12 January 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1347993
English Heritage Legacy ID: 159739
Location: Buntingford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
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
CHURCH STREET (south side)
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 iron hinges hung on iron pins from heavy frame 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: TL3633929623
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