Tyne and Wear HER(13316): Sunderland, Coronation Street, lock up - Details
Sunderland, Coronation Street, lock up
In the 18th century there was a lock-up or kitty in Coronation Street. This was a prison for temporary detention. Typically they were one storeyed and one-celled, sometimes of round or polygonal plan.
Nigel Green, 2009, Tough Times & Grisly Crimes, page 9