Guildford Heritage Services

Organisation: Museum

Collections held: Courts, Police, Prisons

Dates: Before 1700, 1700-1799, 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present

Castle Hill, Guildford GU1 3SX


Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?

Numerous books have been written about Guildford's Guildhall and Castle

Historic Buildings?

We are responsible for looking after Guildford Castle, which for a period of time was used as Guildford's prison. We are also responsible for caring for the Guildhall which was the former assizes court for Guildford.

Who can access the collection?

Internal only (staff), External (public)

How big is the collection?

Documents: Less than 10
Photographs: 11- 100
Objects: 11- 100
Artwork: None
Books/journals/magazines: None