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A house or hut for a nightwatchman; including parish watch houses in churchyards and private watch houses, eg. in dockyards, factories, etc.


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CHURCHYARD An area of ground belonging to a church, often used as a burial ground.
FACTORY A building or complex, housing machinery for manufacturing purposes. Use specific term where known.
GUARDHOUSE A building used for the accommodation of a military guard and/or the detainment of prisoners.
LOCK UP A prison used for temporary detention. The typical village lock-up was a one-storeyed, one-celled building, sometimes of round or polygonal plan. Linked Data resource