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The Old Pound

A Grade II Listed Building in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.645 / 51°38'42"N

Longitude: -5.0142 / 5°0'51"W

OS Eastings: 191553

OS Northings: 198327

OS Grid: SR915983

Mapcode National: GBR G6.JCBR

Mapcode Global: VH1S5.1XK9

Plus Code: 9C3PJXWP+28

Entry Name: The Old Pound

Listing Date: 14 May 1970

Last Amended: 8 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5952

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: At the E end of the village of Castlemartin.

County: Pembrokeshire

Community: Stackpole and Castlemartin (Stackpole a Chastellmartin)

Community: Castlemartin

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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Exterior

Circular pound for stray cattle, built in 1780. Restored in 1972 by Pembroke Rural District Council. Uncoursed rubble masonry walls, 1.8 m high, with rubble coping. Approximately 13 m diameter. The interior now laid out as a public garden with paths, shrubs and seats. Wooden gate.

Fine example of this type of structure, in an area noted for its cattle farming.

References: RCAHM photographs and notes
Dyfed Arch. Trust: S&M PRN 4680

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