The Magistrates Court & Constable Entrance

This is a stone, six bay, early Victorian building built in a a “Classical Revival” style. On the wall on the left-hand side is a 19th century standard feet and yard gauge of 1879 to ensure fair trading in the market

Alongside is a blocked doorway with the word CONSTABLE  inscribed in the stone. This was the Town Constable’s own doorway.  He was an important man in charge of the town’s law and order.


The Clock Tower | The Old Town Hall | Court Number 5 | The Parish Church | The Dispensary | The Magistrates Court & Constable Entrance | The Former Girls’ & Infants’ School | Georgian Town House | The Buck I’Th Vine | The Styles | The Ship Inn | The Market