Needingworth Lock-Up - Overcote Lane, Needingworth, Cambridgeshire, UK
Posted by: Dragontree
N 52° 19.825 W 000° 01.865
30U E 702291 N 5801939
Quick Description: This old village prison lies in Needingworth.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/11/2009 12:29:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM6ZWT
The lock-up is also known as the Cage. It was used for the short-term imprisonment of local drunks or felons before they could be moved to larger accommodation. It was built in 1838 and is situated in the centre of the village near the War Memorial. (visit link
There is an old faded date-stone above the door together with a new plaque.