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The Presteigne "Lock-up" of 1843  
  The official records among the Quarter Sessions papers for Date from original plansRadnorshire from 1843 include the layout drawing below for the Presteigne "Lock-up".
 
Quarter
Sessions
document

1843
Plan drawing for lock-up  
 

This sort of drawing is called a "plan view", (looking down from above) and the front view on the last page is called an "elevation". Designs for houses and other buildings include drawings of how they will look from every side, such as "rear elevation" etc.

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