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Pevensey Court House Museum and Gaol boasts a 17th century timber roof and has some interesting artifacts connected to justice, customs & excise and weights and measures, and boasts the dock in which stood the accused up until 1886.
Below the court house are the...More
We dropped in here before visiting the castle. Pleased I did, some of the background helped me to make sense of what I saw later.
This was a free activity (unless you want to pay 20p for a bail certificate). There is a donation box....More
Paid a visit to this little historic building. It’s full of artefacts and stuff to view and there’s a wonderful history to it.
The building is in exceptionally good condition and there are even some cells underneath to see.
The old benches are still in...More
This was a lovely surprise to visit this free compact museum. So much history and the curator had so much knowledge of the Gaol and the surrounding areas. A few stairs to enter but no wheelchair access unfortunately.
Have visited this venue a number of times over the last 30 years or so, and I can happily say it has changed very little. It has not gone a technical, it remains the same, simply give fascinating and interesting information about Pevensey and the...More
Located about 200 yards from the castle, this small museum has a number of interesting artefacts. Unfortunately, the Tudor jail was closed for refurbishment which was disappointing. The staff are very friendly and helpful with a good sense of humour. I could not recommend going...More
It may not be large but the court house in the 1800,s was not a place to be, The Dock where you can stand from those days gone by and cells below ( closed till June for refurb)
Handcuffs and a copy of the Magna...More