The famous five-hole stocks and whipping post, in the Old Town Hall of Brading, Isle of Wight, England. This ancient building, believed to date from 1729, is now a museum and houses the Medieval items of public punishment on the ground floor. The last recorded use of the whipping post was in 1833; the stocks which are very unusual because they have five holes, were in use for several centuries, the earliest recorded use was in 1555.
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May 11th, 2012
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