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Report - St Mary's Vagrancy Cells

Discussion in 'Asylums and Hospitals' started by Yorrick, Aug 23, 2015.

  1. Yorrick

    Yorrick 28DL Regular User
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    I was very, very smished by the time we got here, so thanks to my companion for the driving and
    kick up the arse as always. Originally there were 20 cells, 10 down each side, and an entrance
    through the far gable. At a later date a toilet was built across this entrance and alternative access
    was through 2 of the cells. A second access was later opened across 2 other cells.


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    Originally this was four cells. You can see where the wall has been taken out between the first two.


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    And again here you can see where the wall used to be across the ceiling.

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    Ten doors down one side all looked like this.


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    Again you can see where the cell wall has been removed

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    The raised “pallet” is a later addition, being made from engineering blues.

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    The inmate side….twist the handle

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    ….And the guard’s side..the bell rings and the flag shows.... the call system

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    Support bracket for the folding shelf on all the doors this side / The shelf was locked.

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    Fire extinguisher holder

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    Escutcheon over a peep hole.

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    We couldn’t make sense of the bricked up arches and square holes in the brickwork outside below the window holes.

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  2. Will Knot

    Will Knot 28DL Regular User
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    Some nice crisp shots there dude.....maybe a bit of history would help.....nice though :thumb
     
  3. Yorrick

    Yorrick 28DL Regular User
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    I couldn't find anything specific to the Melton Mowbray site so stopped there. If I find anything, I'll add it.
     
  4. WildBoyz

    WildBoyz Is this the future?
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    Interesting little read that.
     
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    Thorough. Nice one, the call system is brilliant.
     
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  6. Yorrick

    Yorrick 28DL Regular User
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    Should have read @slayaaaa's report again to explain those bricked up arches

    Thanks
     
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