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Pound at Newfoundland

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglwyswrw, Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9855 / 51°59'7"N

Longitude: -4.7493 / 4°44'57"W

OS Eastings: 211308

OS Northings: 235467

OS Grid: SN113354

Mapcode National: GBR CW.K0M2

Mapcode Global: VH2N6.MCM7

Entry Name: Pound at Newfoundland

Listing Date: 10 December 1997

Last Amended: 10 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19163

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated on SE side of B 4329 opposite Newfoundland, about 1 km NE of Brynberian Bridge.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Crymach

Community: Eglwyswrw

Community: Eglwyswrw

Locality: Brynberian

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

C19 circular pound for impounding stray livestock off Preseli mountains. Similar to the pound at Newport, Pembrokeshire.

Exterior

Circular enclosure of some 19 m diameter enclosed by a rubble stone and earth bank some 1.5 - 1.75 m high and 2m broad. One gateway with 2 single-slab stone gateposts.

Reasons for Listing

A well-preserved example of a rare local feature.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Penbanc
    On the south side of the B4329 approximately 1.2km SW of Crosswell, set within its own enclosure to the west of a private drive to Maes Y Bryn.
  • II Penrhiwlas Isaf
    Situated by Tirnewydd, down dead-end lane running S from point some 800m E of Llwynihirion crossroads.
  • II Outbuilding to E of Felin Bryn
    Situated on E side of grassed courtyard in front of Felin Bryn.
  • II Mill building at Felin Bryn
    Situated at N end of track, beyond Felin Bryn house, running N from B4329 just E of Brynberian bridge.
  • II Brynberian Independent Chapel
    Situated in Brynberian village some 150 m S of the Post Office.
  • II Range of outbuildings at Rhostwarch
    Situated well uphill from Rhostwarch farmhouse on W side of triangular yard.
  • II Rhostwarch
    Reached via lane running S from B4329, some 400m W of Crosswell, and drive running E some 900m S.
  • II Crosswell House
    Situated at crossroads in Crosswell between B 4329 to Haverfordwest and the road to Blaenffos.

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