The Wivenhoe Cage

About the Cage which stood on Anchor Hill

John Stewart

The 'Cage' which stood in Anchor Hill in the 1800s
Wivenhoe Memories Collection
Anchor Hill in the 1940s
Wivenhoe Memories Collection

This was the village lock up which stood on Anchor Hill , It was used for the  drunks and law breakers.  It had a companion Stocks and Whipping Post and was used up until the 1850s.

It was located alongside the little lean-to shop at the head of Anchor Hill, as shown in the picture opposite.

This page was added on 14/10/2016.

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