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Dog Pound at Entrance to Alfoxton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Holford, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1631 / 51°9'47"N

Longitude: -3.2132 / 3°12'47"W

OS Eastings: 315264

OS Northings: 141128

OS Grid: ST152411

Mapcode National: GBR LW.6XG5

Mapcode Global: VH6GY.8156

Plus Code: 9C3R5Q7P+6P

Entry Name: Dog Pound at Entrance to Alfoxton Park

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265137

Location: Holford, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Holford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Dog Pound at entrance to Alfoxton Park


Dog pound. C16-C17. Red sandstone random rubble. Square in plan on sloping site, West wall about 3 metres high, East
wall about 1.5 metres. Arched head on centre of facade carries crest of St. Albyn family, probably C19, small slit
below giving view of interior of pound, buttressed corners, entrance at rear through gap in wall. 1983 plaque added
commemorating the gift of this dog pound to the village of Holford by the descendents of the St. Albyn family, owners
of Alfoxton Park (qv) for many years. Listed primarily for historic interest.

Listing NGR: ST1526441128

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