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.
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