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Roy Pledger on November 4, 2011

The lock-up is situated in the base of the old village cross in Eastgate at its junction with Church Street. Whilst the cross dates to the 15th century, it was converted into a lock-up in 1819.
Grade 11 Listed 3010.1968. ID 194457. The single storey building is of square plan on a double stepped plinth and built from limestone rubble ashlar. The panelled and barred door is surmounted by coped offset to sides of cross base enriched with cusped panels and shields with stepped angle buttresses between which are embattled friezes and inscribed 1819. The pyramidal stone roof is crowned by a nodding ogee canopy. It has been refurbished.

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    by Roy Pledger