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OT.835

Vagrant's iron plate formerly built into a wall at the old Chertsey Workhouse off Guildford Street (site of Chertsey Station). Square cast iron plate perforated with regular pattern of 16 round holes. Inmates had to break a set quantity of stone each day, which must be passed through the holes to prove it was the required size.

Object: plate

Material: iron

Dimensions: Height: 307 mm
Length: 307 mm
Depth: 12 mm
Diameter: 45 mm (holes)